The Tennessee Smokies, a Chicago Cubs Double-A affiliate, decided to take a shot at Nike and Colin Kaepernick over the Betsy Ross flag controversy.

The team had the Betsy Ross flag drawn into the dirt by second base and tweeted out a few pictures of it. 

They captioned the now deleted tweet, “Hey @Kaepernick7 after a lot of thought, we have decided it’s best to just do it. #America.”

This was, of course, a response to reports that Kaepernick had Nike remove shoes featuring the Betsy Ross flag from their website.  The Smokies later apologized for the tweet.

What a time to be alive…

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