3 Reasons Why Colin Kaepernick is a bit of a Tool

3 Reasons Why Colin Kaepernick is a bit of Tool


  1. Sacrifice? What sacrifice?
    He’s just signed a major deal to become the face of the latest Nike ad campaign with the tag line; “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything”. How can he say this or endorse this message with a straight face? What exactly has a person who lives in a country that allowed him to earn a reported 20 million dollars career earnings BEFORE the Nike deal know about sacrificing? There are people out there who have to get by on minimum wage, no health insurance and no parents in the home – what the hell has Kaepernick sacrificed? His career? There have been a lot of reports stating his dropping from the league was due to his average performance anyway, not that he was a star player to begin with. No. It’s a bit rich to believe this angle no matter how much you love the protester, not to mention all of Nike’s dodgy goings-on in Asian countries, sweatshops and dicey workers’ rights practices.
  2. What are we waiting for? Evidence!
    His original premise – and apparently his ongoing one – is/was all about the racial injustices and the police brutality suffered specifically by the black community – that they were being targeted. White cops killing blacks indiscriminately, as if they were some kind of prize to fix above the mantel. Fair enough. That’s his position, he’s entitled to it. Why doesn’t he finally bring out the evidence to prove his claim and then others can either agree with it or disagree. It’s been 3 or 4 years for Christ’s sake. Where’s the evidence, Colin?

What he has done though, is to focus on the “I’m a struggling activist fighting the man” line – which is obviously paying out nicely for him. But can we please FINALLY have his assertions challenged or proved? All the usual places that like to run articles based on emotion rather than facts (The Guardian, the Independent, the BBC) always explain WHY he’s doing it – fighting against injustices and police brutality, but I never read an actual ARGUMENT, you know with objective facts – those things that help you prove something.

If anyone wished to they could google crime statistics, ethnicity of criminals and work out if one “community” was being targeted or not. It’s pretty easy and luckily the FBI releases data on all the crimes that happen in America. Huzzah! Evidence! It’s an interesting read, perhaps someone should get Colin a laptop and show him how to read a table. He’s got the time now he’s left the NFL.
Unfortunately, people like to warp/misinterpret statistics all the time. One example which I read in the Huff Post read for example that in 2015, 26% of police shootings had a black victim (most either resisting arrest or carrying a gun), and portrayed this as a horrible statistic when you consider the black percentage of the USA to only be about 12%. That makes it sound like there is an overrepresentation of black people being targeted when they are just 12% of the American population.

What you have to consider, if you look at the FBI statistics for 2016 here – https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2016/crime-in-the-u.s.-2016/topic-pages/tables/table-21

is that black people (and let’s face it, mostly black men – so more like out of only 6% of the entire population) account for 29% of rapes, 54.5% of robberies, 33.3% of aggravated assault, 37.9% of prostitution and organised vice and 52% of all murders and manslaughters, plus they’re nearly overrepresented in nearly every category. When you take in to account these statistics and the likelihood of police coming in to contact with blacks then the shooting victim rate isn’t anywhere near as high as it could be when they are far more likely to commit crime disproportionally to their total population in the US.

Which is not to say that it’s an inherent to their race or colour – but don’t warp it in to a racial issue when it’s clearly not. Focus on the main causes of why young men are committing more crime; less fathers in the home, gang culture, divisive racism from the Left.

So, Colin, how about some actual damn evidence to prove your assertations and stop dividing the American community in to blacks vs police/racists/white cops or however else you’d like to frame it. It would be great if the Huff Post, Buzzfeed or CNN could also stop with this whole narrative, assertation without evidence, and stop dividing people’s opinion along vault likes of race, ethnicity and gender. Identity politics is the most destructive thing in our societies today – Left and Right.

  1. Victimhood Sadly Sells

So, he’s worth 20 million dollars and just reached a no doubt high-earning contract with Nike. He’s donated about 2% of his wealth to charities – reported by the Business Insider here – https://www.businessinsider.de/colin-kaepernick-donations-social-justice-charities-2018-9?r=UK&IR=T.

That’s fair enough. 2% though, it’s hardly a sacrifice – hardly him living on the breadline. You can see a list of his contributions here – https://www.ninersnation.com/2018/1/31/16956016/colin-kaepernick-donations-full-list-of-organizations-one-million-dollars.

But at the crux of the problem is that victimhood sells. He doesn’t apparently have to prove his claim, he just has to make it and that’s one of the biggest things I dislike. You can’t call a group of people racist – also known as, playing the race card – and then not prove it. At least have the backbone to lay out some findings or stats or anything before you go around trying to tarnish a groups reputation, which has the added negative effect of galvanising more people to hate said group, in this case the police. And not only does he do that, but he then goes out and signs a multi-million-dollar deal to sell his protest to a sports manufacturer. It’s pretty tasteless. Reports today indicate he’s going to give out about $1millon to SJW charities again. Why not give the whole lot Colin? I thought you were sacrificing everything for these people? You only have to stand there and take some pictures, use the 20 million dollars to travel to New York or wherever it is you have to go. Hell, you can even fly economy, but don’t lecture everyone about sacrificing.

Sure, one could argue his heart is in the right place, but this has gone on long enough. It’s just further dividing people along colour and it’s creating a toxic atmosphere. Sacrificed everything? Nope. Evidence? None. Sold out and kept the money? 98% likely. Divided America? Yep. Well done, Colin Kaepernick.

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