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[–]Wowclassic_and_wpd 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (4 children)

Hmm, so in ur analogy, salad is football, and the hotdog is Kaepernick kneeling. I don’t see how that translates back to football, Kaepernick didn’t kneel during the game, so he didn’t kneel in ur “salad”, but if we went with a strict interpretation of ur analogy, that’s what u would be implying. IML dude before u was correct, the kneeling was meant to bring attention to police misconduct, and anyone who didn’t have a narrative to spin could see that. But people tried hard to make it all about Kaepernick kneeling and ruining football, and they succeeded, Kaepernick was made to stop by the NFL IIRC.

[–][deleted] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

Look at what OP said. "I guess making them think about serious issues during mindless entertainment is too much for them to handle?"

That's a hot dog in your salad.

[–]Wowclassic_and_wpd 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

He takes a knee during the national anthem.. a time when we take a moment to remember how great our country is... it is a very relevant time to kneel if you are upset at the inaction of our leaders. It is such a non issue, if you don’t care about police misconduct and just want your patriotic song to mindlessly remind u how great we are then you might be part of the problem.

[–][deleted] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Yeah there is plenty of misconduct that someone could care about (not just the police either). Nobody is obligated to care about all of it or even any of it.

[–]Wowclassic_and_wpd 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I never once said anyone was obligated, but to actively be against it like many were and still are, is a a completely different matter.

And frankly being actively against it screams political bias, it was never about “lEavE MuH fooTBalL alonE”