San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick proverbially ripped crooked and bad law enforcement today.
Kaepernick wore socks that had pigs wearing cop attire. Kaepernick issued a statement:
“I wore these socks, in the past, because the rogue cops that are allowed to hold positions in police departments not only put the community in danger, but also put the cops that have the right intentions in danger by creating an environment of tension and mistrust,” Kaepernick wrote. “I have two uncles and friends who are police officers and work to protect and serve ALL people. So before these socks, which were worn before I took my public stance, are used to distract from the real issues, I wanted to address this immediately.”
The wearing of the socks comes on the heels as Kaepernick has been sitting down as the Star Spangled-Banner has been playing before the beginning of NFL games. And of course, there has been public outcry on all of Kaepernick’s actions: