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Last Friday, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained seated as the national anthem played prior to a game, in protest of the bias against minorities within our criminal justice system.

While conservative pundits and even the GOP presidential candidate suggested Kaepernick should find a new country to call home, the twenty-eight year old’s decision is actually the most American one could make.

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White Man’s Burden

Days after announcing Breitbart News’ executive chairman and racial opportunist Steve Bannon as his new campaign CEO, Donald Trump reached out to the black community at a rally in Dimondale, Michigan:

“You’re living in poverty, your schools are no good, you have no jobs, 58% of your youth is unemployed — what the hell do you have to lose?”

A lot, actually.

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Divergent

On Sunday, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump vented his frustration with the media when he tweeted this (mis)understanding of the Constitution:

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Of course, any fourth grader could tell you it is “freedom of the press” which allows the media to publish and broadcast what they wish. What’s truly sad is that this isn’t the first time Trump has shown he doesn’t understand the First Amendment.
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Donald and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

“The Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president,” President Obama told the press during a White House news conference last week. “He keeps on proving it.”

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to attack a Gold Star family, insinuated the general election may be rigged, advised Americans against keeping their 401(k) funds in the stock market and the solution he gave to victims of workplace sexual harassment was “find another career.”

This was only Tuesday.

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