In recent years, the staunchly left-wing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become an unlikely folk hero among millennials and other scum. And over the past few months, failed quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been praised by many of the same America-hating vermin for refusing to stand for the National Anthem before games. But what happens when these two titans of liberal thought find themselves at odds?
The Notorious RBG sat down with disgraced former newswoman Katie Couric recently, and what she said about Kaepernick will raise a few eyebrows:
When asked by Couric how she feels about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and other athletes, refusing to stand for the anthem, Ginsburg replied, “I think it’s really dumb of them.”
“Would I arrest them for doing it? No,” Ginsburg elaborated…
“If they want to be stupid, there’s no law that should be preventive. If they want to be arrogant, there’s no law that prevents them from that. What I would do is strongly take issue with the point of view that they are expressing when they do that.”
Which is exactly right. Colin Kaepernick has the right to express his personal beliefs, and no law can, or should, stop him from doing so. You don’t have to agree with him, but you can’t use government power to coerce him into betraying his beliefs.
Um… well, unless his personal beliefs tell him that he can’t bake a cake for a gay wedding. Or pay for somebody else’s abortion. Or something else that puts him at odds with the left. Then he must be destroyed.
That’s different, because it just is. Hate speech isn’t free speech, and you don’t get to decide which one is which. Leave that to your betters, peasant.