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Colbert Calls Teresa Kaepernick the 'Coolest Mom in Sports' for Her Amazing Response to Trump

She had a mic-drop-worthy message for the president.

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President Donald Trump called any NFL player who protests by kneeling during the national anthem a "son of a bitch."

The players' form of protest was popularized in the NFL by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick's mom, Teresa, had a simple response: "Guess that makes me a proud b*tch.” 

Stephen Colbert loved the response so much, he dubbed her the "coolest mom in sports" and cheered, "Yeah, moms!"

Check out the Late Show segment on NFL protests below.

Chris Sosa is a managing editor at AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.