Rep. Sean Duffy speaks out against Nike ad

Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem to highlight perceived racial injustic

Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem to highlight perceived racial injustic

As for President Trump, he believes Nike made a "terrible" decision by choosing Kaepernick, but said the company's ability to make its own business decisions "is what this country is all about".

Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.

But Kaepernick and his Nike campaign, which marks the 30th anniversary of Nike's "Just Do It", received plenty of support from the fashion world in attendance Tuesday.

For what it's worth, I occasionally look around the stands during the national anthem and am annoyed when I see guys who don't take their hats off, which I suspect is nearly always about laziness and ignorance, not a protest of anything. Some people have said they are now more likely to buy Nike because of the apparent social stance while others sent the hashtag #BoycottNike trending.

Anyway, in the advert, Kaep narrates inspiring messages about overcoming the odds while actual video of really inspirational athletes plays on the screen.

"I thought it was awesome", said McCourty.

"Nike has always had athletes that were on the cutting edge", said Dick Dillard with Fast Break Athletics.

"If people say your dreams are insane, if they laugh at what people think you can do, good", Kaepernick says in the ad as a skateboarder aces a stunt.

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The Sweden Democrats have been championing closed borders for years and want to severely restrict immigration and integration. The four-party Alliance has however rejected his offer, urging him to step down and make way for them to form a government.

The player protests have become a divisive topic of debate, and the National Football League and players union still haven't said whether players will be punished this season if they choose to kneel or demonstrate during the anthem.

Nike stock leveled off after the initial reaction to the ad.

The quarterback claims NFL team owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his protests.

A Wisconsin politician is speaking out on the new Nike add featuring Colin Kaepernick. "But I'm such a huge, huge, wholehearted supporter of Colin that I'm very proud that someone understands what he's done and (is giving) him some kudos".

Twitter user Sean Clancy, or @sclancy79, posted a picture of a pair of Nike trainers on fire on Tuesday that was retweeted 20,000 times.Athletes including Serena Williams, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul showed support. "Even if it means sacrificing everything".

Barry Lowenthal, CEO of The Media Kitchen, praised the campaign and said Nike has long proven successful in using celebrity endorsements to promote its brand, a precursor to what is known as influencer marking in the social media age.

Nike also will create an apparel line for Kaepernick, including a signature shoe, and contribute to his Know Your Rights charity, the person said. Kaepernick said he was protesting police brutality.

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