The smell of burning rubber is hanging over whomever at Nike thought it a sound PR decision to put Colin “Take a Knee” Kaepernick — one of the most controversial NFL political pontificators — on the face of a nationwide marketing campaign. Nike’s obtuse, careless, and clearly agenda-driven marriage with National Anthem protestor Kaepernick is infuriating Americans across the country, many of whom are rejecting Kaepernick’s “Just Do It” advice to “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Then again, maybe it’s a type of self-immolation in tune with Nike’s ideological beliefs. As a result, Nike stock is taking a massive hit on Wall Street.
Here’s more from Breitbart…
Nike announced its “Just Do It” ad campaign on Monday, featuring former NFL player and original anthem protester Colin Kaepernick. News of the campaign comes only days before the kickoff of the 2018 NFL regular season.
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) September 3, 2018
However, this news was not welcome to all. Specifically, to fans who believe Colin Kaepernick has disrespected law enforcement, the military, the flag, anthem, and just about everything that makes America great.
As a result, some fans took to Twitter and took out their frustrations on their Nike gear:
— AlterAtYeshiva (@alteratyeshiva) September 4, 2018