- Announces how much she loves America as despicable as it is (see her quotes below):
- Hopefully Nike will read Rapinoe in context otherwise it hurts chances for A Nike Contract
- Meant to say she’s a ‘Kaepernick American’
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended herself against critics accusing her of not being American enough to represent the nation in the Women’s World Cup, Yahoo Sport reported Wednesday.
“I think I am particularly American and very deeply American, if you want to talk about the ideals that we stand for and what we were founded on,” Rapinoe said. “Maybe you don’t agree with every single way that I do it or [what] gets discussed. I know I am not perfect.”
“But I know I stand for honesty and for truth and for wanting to have the conversation,” she continued. “And for looking at the country honestly and saying, ‘Yes, we are a great country and there are so many things that are amazing and I feel very fortunate to be in this country’ … But also that doesn’t mean we can’t get better.”
Rapinoe, who has become a prominent critic of the Trump administration, made headlines last week after a video went viral of her saying she is “not going to the f—ing White House” if the U.S. women’s national team wins the World Cup in the final match on Sunday.
But her happiness with the country is suspect, — how does one one square living in such a country as the US with such damning faults: Wouldn’t (insert approved pronoun) be happier as a free agent?
May 16, 2019
“The openly gay soccer star told Yahoo Sports that she will no longer participate in patriotic displays as a protest of the Trump administration. Rapinoe added that because she is “as talented as I am” she can use her platform as an “f-you” to those she opposes.” https://iotwreport.com/u-s-womens-soccer-co-captain-megan-rapinoe-says-she-hates-america/
From Sports Yahoo:
“… it’s kind of a good ‘F you’
“…she will still represent that federation – the same one she’s suing for “institutionalized gender discrimination.” She’ll represent a presidential administration that, she believes, doesn’t “value all Americans equally,” and a country plagued by “atrocities … extreme poverty … homelessness … mass incarceration … discrimination against people of color, and police brutality.”
She is at ease, however, in her role as USWNT co-captain. She is “a walking protest when it comes to the Trump administration,” she says, because of “everything I stand for.”
“I feel like it’s kind of defiance in and of itself to just be who I am and wear the jersey, and represent it,” she continues. “Because I’m as talented as I am, I get to be here, you don’t get to tell me if I can be here or not. So it’s kind of a good ‘F you’ to any sort of inequality or bad sentiments that the [Trump] administration might have towards people who don’t look exactly like him…
For more on how ‘courageous’, ‘wonderful’, ‘patriotic’ Ms. Rapinoe is :
And for more on this ‘lovely lady’ and the impact on corporate America she and others like “The Colon” Kaepernick, we recommend this Powerline post:
“Oreo cookies, a division of international foods giant Nabisco, announced yesterday a “special” LGBT edition that includes lectures about how to use transgender pronouns.
“We’re proud to celebrate inclusivity for all gender identities and expressions,” the company wrote in its Facebook post announcing the change. “In partnership with NCTE, we’re giving away special edition Pronoun Packs and encouraging everybody to share their pronouns with Pride today and every day.”