The biggest news story to come out of this week was without a doubt Colin Kaepernick sitting during the national anthem. However, It’s not the biggest because it is the most important or it affects the most people. In fact, it really affects no one and it’s not really important at all, other than being needlessly divisive.
This was a story that I kept thinking would simply go away, after all, there isn’t really anything to it. But the more it stayed around the more it really started to bug me.
Kaepernick is just a guy who gets paid a lot to play a game. He’s not a national hero and he shouldn’t be considered a role model, after all, he is just a quarterback who made a personal decision. That’s okay, that is his right, same as any American.
What I don’t get is how anyone can defend the…