San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, greets Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the end of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Colin Kaepernick’s Black Lives Protest Met With Nationalistic Outrage

Militant nationalism, spurred at least in part by right wing populism, has become part and parcel of American consciousness.