Oh, That’s Why Idiots are Burning Their Sneakers

I’ve had a wonderful little mostly stay-cation. I did go to Burlington Vermont for a bit, kayaked on Cape Cod, and generally just avoided most of the news. So I was a bit confused when I went on Twitter last night and saw this:

I knew it was a conservative protest because it takes a certain kind of stupid to think that destroying merchandise you already paid for is a boycott. But they are upset because:

So to sum up. They are protesting because Nike chose Colin Kaepernick as the face of their new ad campaign who has been blacklisted by the NFL because he protested. I need a vacation.