"I just really don't understand. Uh-I-mean-again-eh not to look at the country back then, but the th-th-the two just...eh-eh-eh...this country has issues, but this country is not oppressing...black people." - Paul Finebaum
I may not have agreed with how Colin Kaepernick chose to carry out his message, but from the jump I tried to remain sympathetic to how he felt because I will never understand what it's like to be black in America. After all, I am not an old white man from Alabama that discusses the performance of African American athletes in the most popular collegiate sport for a living so how could I really be expected to?
However, now that Paul Finebaum - someone that couldn't be more in touch with the plight of the American minority - has so intelligibly and declaratively dismissed the idea of racial mistreatment I have no choice but to believe that it's actually a complete myth that a backup quarterback made up on a whim. Shame on him. Out here making me feel bad for every person with darker skin than myself by conjuring up the far fetched idea that they are subject to different treatment solely because of said skin color. I guess I should look on the bright side, because Paul Finebaum just did us all a favor. He finally closed the book on this entire - increasingly irrational - Colin Kaepernick debate.
Oppression? What oppression? There's no oppression. If someone who is considered a God in a region of the country in which most oppression SUPPOSEDLY takes place doesn't see oppression then clearly it's not something that exists. Surely the elderly caucasian man that gets paid handsomely to over-analyze the actions of predominately black student-athletes would have noticed it by now if it did. This story that has been sweeping the nation for nearly a week has not-a-one white, brown, black, or yellow leg to stand on. Discrimination? What does that even mean? I have to agree with Paul Finebaum here. Society certainly has it's issues, but treating people unjustly because of how they look on the outside? Come on, let's give the United States some credit. The people in charge of making it run smoothly would never dare do such a thing. Don't believe me? Just ask the foremost authority...