From Calvin Freiburger:
As TFPP has been reporting, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick can’t get a new NFL team to sign him, nor can he get many rational Americans to take seriously his claim that teams are conspiring to keep him from playing pro football again. But there’s a silver lining for every cloud, including Colin’s … although his gain may be America’s loss.
The Washington Examiner reports that according to a new poll, Kapernick — who, of course, instigated this whole controversy about the National Football League’s lack of patriotism by kneeling during the National Anthem before games — would be a shoo-in if he wanted to be the new leader of Black Lives Matter.
The survey, put out by Northwestern University’s Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy, finds that eight out of ten black Americans feel BLM needs a national leader or spokesman to unify their efforts, and among several possibilities floated to take the gig, Kaepernick was by far the most popular.
Yeah, when your closest competition is “other,” the role is basically yours for the taking.
Here are some more details from the Examiner:
“There are two trends in the data that suggest that they also see room for improvement. First, a large majority believes that the movement should focus its efforts on two issue areas — challenging police brutality and racial profiling (49 percent) and improving race relations (25 percent) — over all other issues,” said the survey analysis provided to Secrets […]
“The most important finding in the survey is that African-Americans are not taking part in protests, organizing meetings and fundraising activities related to BLM in their local environments in anywhere near the rate that most had assumed,” Tillery said. “These numbers provide an impetus and an opportunity for BLM activists and the nonprofits and politicians that support their work to take stock of what is happening and course correct.”
You know, they may be on to something here. Not that Kaepernick has the talent or care to actually improve BLM in any meaningful way, of course, but that Kaepernick and BLM’s concern for truth and justice are equally nonexistent.
After all, they’re both ignorant racists who spread vicious lies about the United States in general and police officers in particular, offer nothing constructive to say about any of the real problems facing black American families, and are suspiciously cool with violence perpetrated by anyone deemed to be on their own side, from BLM founders’ celebration of convicted cop killers …
Last year, Essence Editor-in-Chief Vanessa De Luca interviewed Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi, who described their respect for the convicted criminal communist […]
“Starting in a whisper, and ending in a shout, the nearly 2,000 attendees spoke as one.
“It is our duty to fight for our freedom
“It is our duty to win.
“We must love each other and support each other.
“We have nothing to lose but our chains.”
… to Kaepernick wearing the face of murderous tyrant Fidel Castro on his chest:
— Elisa (@LadyEli4Liberty) August 30, 2016
America may not deserve Black Lives Matter or Colin Kaepernick, but Black Lives Matter and Colin Kaepernick most definitely deserve each other.