Gabby Douglas Receives Massive Criticism For National Anthem Flub

Many are in uproar over Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas neglecting to place her hand over her heart during the National Anthem. Some have written on the incident saying the act was rude and unbelievable. Los Angeles Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke said on Wednesday, “The next time Gabby Douglas stands on a podium for the national anthem, she can forget the words, disagree with them, protest them. But here’s hoping she never again ignores the weight of their meaning.” However, some people are wondering if this is being blown out of proportion even asking the question, could Douglas be receiving this much flack because of her race?

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