Fans Turn On Taylor Heinicke After Old Right-Wing Tweets Surface

What Washington Football Team quarterback Taylor Heinicke did yesterday was nothing short of incredible. The virtual no-name played the role of heavy underdog against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers, and he fought his ass off. Just when you thought Washington was finished, Heinicke would not go away.

The former XFL QB finished the playoff game 26/44 with 306 yards and a touchdown. He also led the Football Team with 46 rushing yards. Heinicke played himself into the hearts of fans all across the country. Unfortunately, he also appears to have some strong views when it comes to protests and the black lives matter movement.

Via Medium:

“Heinicke, a known (Donald) Trump supporter’s feed, is filled with rightwing pro-MAGA tweets and liberal-bashing, especially over the turbulent last five months since the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. His likes show tweets criticizing protesters and rioters. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but everyone else is allowed to condemn a woefully ignorant view.

The backlash from his condescension can be a teachable moment. As his tweets garnered more attention, Heinicke stood firm in his position, even calling for a “civil and educated convo.” However, he wouldn’t listen to differing viewpoints in a back and forth with different Twitter users and was very defensive to being “canceled.”

Taylor Heinicke has called out the left for their inability to have a ‘civil educated convo’.

Here’s how fans reacted to Taylor Heinicke’s social media reveal.

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It kind of sucks that we live in this digital age where every athlete’s political views become public knowledge once they make it big. I miss the good old days when we could just enjoy an underdog story without hearing about all of this stuff, but this is where we’re at. Athletes simply have to be more careful when using social media.

As for Taylor Heinicke, we’ll see if he comments on some of the things he’s said in the past.

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