Just a reminder that people who don’t even have basic rights such as freedom of speech or the right to vote that so many Americans take for granted, slave and toil away in overseas factories making .25 cents an hour to make sporting apparel so that Nike can pay Colin Kaepernick and Lebron James millions of dollars a year to lecture us all about the evils of oppression. Incredibly ironic, isn’t it?
But don’t worry liberals, you can just keep on telling yourselves that your leftist ideology is not based entirely on rancid hypocrisy and total and unquestioned obedience to the Democratic Party. I’m sure it makes you sleep well at night.
Maybe you can ask Kaepernick or King James to send a note of thanks to the forced labor in China and Vietnam and Thailand and thank them for their efforts in making them mega-rich capitalists with accumulated wealth in excess of $500 million (I wish i was that oppressed). But their probably too busy calling Trump an oppressive tyrant, right?
— Daniel Shelvin, Corvallis
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