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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.

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