The Fox News contributor posted the manipulated image, which depicted the former San Francisco 49er at the famous World War II operation in Normandy, France, to Twitter on Thursday:
(To be clear, Kaepernick was born in 1987, more than 40 years after D-Day.)
“Food for thought,” Lahren’s tweet reads.
The photo also carries the label “Citizen of the Year,” the same honorific that GQ magazine bestowed on Kaepernick earlier this month.
Her latest post drew sharp reaction on Twitter, with many people labeling it “disrespectful.” Here’s a sampling of the responses so far:
This is literally the worst tweet I have ever seen https://t.co/r9RDB0qlba
— Vann R. Newkirk II (@fivefifths) November 23, 2017
He's done more for America than you have. pic.twitter.com/Ujd93x47AU
— Lori (@seagal_lori) November 23, 2017
This does not qualify as an actual thought
— Andie Main (@andiemain) November 23, 2017
And your service to America has been exactly what? Whining?
— Col. Morris Davis (@ColMorrisDavis) November 24, 2017
As a veteran I don't feel disrespected by those who kneel to protest injustice. I do feel disrespected by Trump pissing on the Constitution.
— She persisted (@CaseyHinds) November 23, 2017
The day you have a thought is the day Earth crashes into the Sun. Meanwhile, a live feed of your TL. pic.twitter.com/Xv2Zs1QC2D
— dolores quintana (@doloresquintana) November 23, 2017
This is disrespectful.
— Mike Denison (@mikd33) November 24, 2017
The fact that you think this is a thought shows how dumb you are
— Travon Free (@Travon) November 24, 2017
Here's a thought. Enlist.
— Stephatism. (@honesteph) November 23, 2017
It’s thanksgiving, give us a break with your hate mongering bullshit and go be with loved ones if you have anyone who stands being around you.
— Mohanad Elshieky (@MohanadElshieky) November 23, 2017
One- those guys fought to protect our right to protest, two- kneeling is a sign of respect, three- it's kind of disrespectful to manipulate and use the images of soldiers fighting and dying just to encourage further incivility at dinner tables across the county.
— Just Jes (@Just_Jes) November 23, 2017
Tami just got roasted on Thanksgiving. Well done.
— andy lassner (@andylassner) November 23, 2017
This tweet is neither food, nor an intelligent thought https://t.co/dKGovukMOB
— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) November 23, 2017
Don't you have family to annoy on thanksgiving?
— Lynette Craig (@biglcraig62) November 23, 2017
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.