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Country singer Neal McCoy's new viral song 'Take a knee, my a**' receives cheers and jeers

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Neal McCoy speaks onstage during the GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends at Beacon Theatre on July 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for NARAS)

Country singer Neal McCoy joined "The Conservative Cartel" over the weekend to discuss his latest song dedicated to National Football League players kneeling for the national anthem: "Take a knee, my a**."

McCoy performed the song  at a concert and it has since gone viral. On this episode, the singer discussed his love for America, patriotism, and the short videos he publishes of himself online reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. The country artist recites the pledge live each day on Facebook and is on a 690 day streak which has earned McCoy a large following.

McCoy says  his patriotism is owed in part to his mother who is from the Philippines. He said she instilled love and appreciation for America in him early, and told him to never take his freedoms for granted.

Some praised him for criticizing the players and others trolled him on Twitter.



Tune into the podcast to hear what inspired the song and what he thinks of the NFL.

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