Colin Kaepernick is a real piece of work. If you’ve forgotten – and who wouldn’t like to – Kaepernick is the NFL player who started the “sit/kneel for the National Anthem because America is racist” movement.
The aftermath of that action, and the lack of response from the NFL, has seen television ratings for football drop by 15% or more, to the point where the NFL is having to refund a portion of advertiser’s money. Kaepernick’s career is effectively over, partly because his mouth has made him too hot to handle and partly because he can’t get the job done anymore. Especially at the $30 million contract price he’s currently commanding from the 49ers.
The 49ers are playing the Miami Dolphins this weekend and a reporter from the Miami Herald cornered Kaepernick and things got nasty when the discussion turned to Kaepernick wearing a Fidel Castro t-shirt.
Kaepernick quickly turned the conversation to his belief in Malcom X and his willingness to be “open minded” about Castro. When pressed, the football moron went into full “All hail Fidel” mode.
“One thing that Fidel Castro did do is they have the highest literacy rate because they invest more in their education system than they do in their prison system, which we do not do here, even though we’re fully capable of doing that.”
The reporter challenged Kaepernick on Castro’s history of breaking up families, Kaepernick responded, “We do break up families here. That’s what mass incarceration is. That was the foundation of slavery so our country has been based on that as well as the genocide of native Americans.”
After that go-around, which should tell you everything you need to know about Colin Kaepernick and his basic intelligence, the discussion turned the drop in NFL ratings and a Sports Illustrated study which said Kaepernick was the cause of the loss of interest in the NFL.
“I would say they probably need to look in the mirror at what they value. You know, if they’re OK with people being treated unfairly, being abused, being harassed, being terrorized, then the problem is more with what they’re doing in their lives than it is about watching football games.”
I quit watching the NFL a couple of decades ago for a whole variety of reasons and everything Kaepernick and the NFL has done this year just reinforces the fact that it was a great decision. Remember, the same NFL that refuses to say a word Kaepernick and his very highly paid cronies about showing disrespect to the nation that gave them the ability to make millions told the Dallas Cowboys that they couldn’t put a decal on their helmets supporting the Dallas Police after five officers were murdered by a #BlackLivesMatter supporter.
Bottom line, Mr. Kaepernick and the NFL, you can go to hell.
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