No, I can't engage with you seriously. You're presenting the Wall Street Journal as a "liberal" newspaper when it is one of this country's most famous and long-standing bastions of conservatism - and its editorial section in particular is famous as a "prestige" outlet for the direct output of well-funded right-wing think tanks. You've presented me with an article on grounds that are either a.) deeply dishonest or b.) deeply ignorant - maybe I'll read it if you can explain whether it's A or B.
"To @realdonaldtrump. Through my ongoing conversations with friends, teammates, and leaders in the black community, I realize this is not an issue about the American flag," Brees wrote. "It has never been. We can no longer use the flag to turn people away or distract them from the real issues that face our black communities."
he's either actually trying, or doing some serious damage control.