Posted by Gene Hanson on Wednesday, October 11, 2017

INJOA North Dakota farmer took a big stand in the NFL’s national anthem controversy, plowing a message just for the protesting players.

“We Stand For The National Anthem,” the message read.

The farmer, Gene Hanson, told “Fox & Friends” he had just one thing in mind when he plowed the message into the field:

“I didn’t think it was anything about black, white or brown, Democrat or Republican. It was about honoring our flag and our country. There’s a lot of people that died for it.”

Several days after his photo went viral, the president of the United States took notice of his farmland counter-protest. It's certainly something he likely never expected.

President Donald Trump gave Hanson a nod of approval on his massive Facebook page Tuesday.

“Thank you Gene Hanson — a GREAT American (and farmer) who is standing up for our flag, our anthem, and our country!” Trump wrote.

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Thank you Gene Hanson — a GREAT American (and farmer) who is standing up for our flag, our anthem, and our country!

Posted by Donald J. Trump on Tuesday, October 10, 2017