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Most people, on both sides of the political aisle, probably assumed Colin Kaepernick was going to fade off into the sunset with his NFL millions.

Clearly, that is not the case.

With Nike making Colin the face of their 30-year “Just Do It” slogan anniversary, Kaepernick has been thrust back into the spotlight once again.

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People are literally burning their Nike’s to protest the brand for siding with a person who kneels for the national anthem. Also, Nike’s stock took quite the tumble to the tune of nearly $4 billion.

It’s not just that Colin refused to pay his respects by kneeling during games, it’s that he has virtually turned people away from professional football over the years due to his social justice warrior position.

What’s more is that Nike is set to run tv spots featuring Kaepernick during Thursday night’s season-opening NFL game. Is that a slap in the face to proud Americans or what?

Donald Trump Jr. decided to reimagine, if you will, Kaepernick’s now infamous tweet.

Here’s the original:

Enter Trump Jr. with the perfect retort:

Junior nailed it, didn’t he?

Here’s more from President Donald Trump and his thoughts on Kaepernick and the NFL, per Bustle:

“Just like the NFL, whose ratings have gone WAY DOWN, Nike is getting absolutely killed with anger and boycotts,” wrote Trump. “I wonder if they had any idea that it would be this way? As far as the NFL is concerned, I just find it hard to watch, and always will, until they stand for the FLAG!”

Trump has never supported Kaepernick’s protests, which began in 2016. The former 49ers quarterback claims the NFL has colluded against him since then, blocking him from playing another season, but the NFL denies this reasoning.

Although Trump hasn’t called Kaepernick out by name on Twitter, the president has consistently called for the NFL to force players to stand.


“Very important that NFL players STAND tomorrow, and always, for the playing of our National Anthem. Respect our Flag and our Country!” Trump tweeted a year ago.

The NFL changed regulation earlier this year, requiring all players present on the field to stand during the anthem (unless their team is willing to pay a fine). Players are not, however, required to be on the field during the anthem. Instead of kneeling, they can remain in the locker room — an amendment Trump did not like.

More on Nike, per The Hill:

Critics of the partnership between Nike and Kaepernick destroyed Nike gear in response, many burning or removing logos to protest the company and posting pictures on social media.

Trump, who has repeatedly railed against Kaepernick and the NFL over the protests, which he calls disrespectful, told The Daily Caller that the Nike ad sends a “terrible message.”

The campaign has reportedly generated more than $43 million in media exposure for the company due to Kaepernick’s involvement.

What do you make of Trump Jr.’s photo? Did he go too far? Not far enough?

Either way, Nike could be looking at a major headache for a while.

Let us know what you’re thinking in the comment section.

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