‘This is what SYSTEMIC OPPRESSION LOOKS LIKE’ – 49ers player says Pence pulled a PR stunt


49ers’ Eric Reed responded to Mike Pence attending the Colts/49ers game and then leaving when players protested.

From ProFootballTalk:

“My honest reaction … Does anybody know the last time he’s been to a football game?” Reid said, via a video from Jennifer Lee Chan of Niners Nation.

“With that being said, he tweeted out a three-year old photo of him at a Colts game so with the information I have the last time he was at a Colts game was three years ago. So this looks like a PR stunt to me. He knew our team has had the most players protest. He knew that we were probably going to do it again. This is what systemic oppression looks like. A man with power comes to the game, tweets a couple of things out and leaves the game with an attempt to thwart our efforts. Based on the information I have, that’s the assumption I’ve made.”

I would have tended to agree with him that it was a publicity stunt to make the country more divided, but the he had to go exaggerate and call it “systemic oppression.”

So… yeah, let’s roll with that – it is a perfect example of “systemic oppression” in that it really doesn’t make a difference whatsoever at all, and this guy looks whiny and ridiculous by crying about it. That’s pretty much what most acts of “systemic oppression” end up being…

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