Six-time major winner Phil Mickelson was questioned by reporters Monday during a press conference ahead of the beginning of the US Open on Thursday, where he was asked about a letter sent by 9/11 Families United — a coalition of families and survivors of the 2001 terror attacks.
The letter — sent to him, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reed and Kevin Na — expressed families and survivors’ “outrage” at the players participating in “the multi-billion dollar ‘sports washing’ campaign.”
Mickelson said he has “deep empathy” for the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks following criticism for participating in the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series, but Dan Dakich has more to say about it.
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“This is where the media is so stupid,” Dakich said. “What did they expect Phil Mickelson to do?”
Here’s what Dan Dakich had to say on Tuesday’s Don’t @ Me: