Analysis Of 'The Blaze'

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The Blaze Tomi Lahren, the newscaster of “The Blaze”, ridicules Colin Kaepernick for protesting against the national anthem. Lahren responds to this act by saying, “Colin, I support the First Amendment.” Lahren then indirectly insults Kaepernick by stating, “It protects your right to be a whiny adult, indulgent, attention-seeking, crybaby.” Lahren finishes her statement off with, “And if this country disgusts you so much, leave.” Lahren disputes Kaepernick’s actions and pleases him to go.

Daily Show Trevor, the host of “The Daily Show” question Tomi, “What is the right way to get attention in America.” He tells her, “If I walk down the streets, people will assume I’m a thug. If I protest, people will say it’s a riot.” Tomi then rebuts by saying how, “why would you take your perceived oppression of black people out on the National
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Thus referring to the recent death shootings of African-Americans by police, and will not be participating in future ceremonies of the anthem. According to Kaepernick, this is “more than just football. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” Kaepernick says he has to stand up for what is right. Even if they take away his sponsors, his job, everything, he’ll know he stood up for what is right. I strongly agree with Colin Kaepernick protest because he, as an american citizen, and has the right to exercise the first amendment. The freedom of speech right allows Kaepernick to speak out of his mind. Kaepernick isn’t disrespecting the flag arbitrarily. Kaepernick says that, he would not “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Thus, Kaepernick kneels towards the flag, and neglects the anthem. It is important that us citizens exercise our right which is why I support Colin Kaepernick’s

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