It was beautiful.
And I’m telling you here right now that the 49ers got back at Colin Kaepernick for not only costing them untold millions of millions of dollars on a bust – a third-stringer who doesn’t belong in the NFL – but embarrasing himself, the team, Veterans, Service men and women and America.
You see, when Colin was a first-string quarterback, negotiating multiple million-dollar salaries and enjoying the fruits and fame of being an NFL star, America was a pretty cool place for him. But when he faltererd to poor playing, weak passing, demotions to second and then third string – it was clear where he was headed:
Out the door.
It was only then that Colin decided that America was a racist, black-hating, fascist police-state intent on eliminating minorities as a priority in police enforcement. In other words, the idea that he was taking a principled stand was total and utter bullshit of the highest order.
The 49ers were just about to cut Kaepernick when he decided the National Anthem was a symbol of black oppression and that cops were out to get people with the slightest brown skin. Forget that the black side of his family abandoned him (sound familiar?) and that white people gave him the upbringing, safety and opportunity to achieve a life-style and riches that few can even dream about.
He really F-ed over the 49ers, the NFL, heroes in the armed services and it was for nothing. Colin is a disgruntled employee – nothing less…
… But the 49ers got their revenge in San Diego Thursday after being between a rock and a hard place: They couldn’t cut him now because the race-baiters – including our oh, so race-baiting President Obama would castigate the NFL and the club as racists. Of course it’s crap – but the 49ers just couldn’t cut Kaepernick even though he’s worthless to them.
So instead they started him agains the San Diego Chargers, and – get this – it was on a special night: The 28th Annual Salute to the Military! Just too good to be true!
Thursday night’s preseason game between the San Francisco 49ers and the San Diego Chargers was a ratings boon not because of the game, but because so many tuned in to see what happens when the national anthem plays at the game.
Would the 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continue his protest of the US flag by sitting during the anthem (performed by Petty Officer 1st Class Steven Powell from the US Navy)? And how would the crowd react to whatever Kaepernick decides to do?
Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman quoted a number of different anonymous NFL execs, with one calling him “a traitor” and another likening him to “Rae Carruth.”
A sampling from Freeman’s column:
“I don’t want him anywhere near my team,” one front office executive said. “He’s a traitor.”
One executive said he hasn’t seen this much collective dislike among front office members regarding a player since Rae Carruth.
“He has no respect for our country,” one team executive said. “F–k that guy.”
Another said that if an owner asked him to sign Kaepernick, he would consider resigning, rather than do it.
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