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(Guardian)   De Kock refuses to take de knee   (theguardian.com) divider line
    More: Asinine, Cricket, Quinton de Kock, Cricket South Africa, directive of the CSA Board, relevant issues, subsequent CSA statement, South Africa captain, freedom of choice of players  
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2021-10-26 9:07:16 AM  
 
2021-10-26 10:21:19 AM  

The Googles Do Nothing: India did and is getting shamed for it.  Can't win I guess.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinion​s/2021/10/25/barkha-dutt-india-cricket​-team-knee-cosmetic/


Considering it's South Africa and the guy refusing is white, this, uh, will be messy.
 
2021-10-26 10:21:55 AM  
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2021-10-26 10:37:37 AM  
De Kock has yet to comment on his absence from Tuesday's game, but has declined to take a knee before games in the past, calling it in June "my own personal opinion ... it's everyone's decision. No one is forced to do anything."

LOL these farking people
 
2021-10-26 11:02:26 AM  
What a dumbass. These clowns have had a year to come up with an articulate explanation of just what their problem is with BLM, other than the folks back home in their all-white gated communities don't seem to like it for some reason, because they can't say that.
 
2021-10-26 11:06:44 AM  
btw This is the guy who injured himself walking his dog.
 
2021-10-26 11:13:50 AM  
How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.
 
2021-10-26 11:27:10 AM  
So now we're okay with our employers dictating our political speech? Got it...
 
2021-10-26 11:29:47 AM  

macadamnut: btw This is the guy who injured himself walking his dog.


I know I've been on Fark too long when I initially read that as "wanking" instead of "walking"....

/Seemed to fit with the guy's personality either way
 
2021-10-26 11:35:28 AM  
He should've just had one of his servants do it.
 
2021-10-26 11:54:35 AM  

State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.


Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?
 
2021-10-26 11:57:16 AM  

HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?


Good point. When they talk to like-minded people they just say this like "They're the real racists" and their audience nods and high-fives with them. When they talk to anyone else who asks them why they believe what they believe they just say what you said, "it's my opinion."
 
2021-10-26 12:11:58 PM  

HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?


Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others
 
2021-10-26 12:20:29 PM  

State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others


You didn't answer the question.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?
 
2021-10-26 12:44:57 PM  

HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others

You didn't answer the question.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?


You inferred racism without evidence, almost certainly due to your own political beliefs.  Refusing to engage in political theater does not make one a racist.
 
2021-10-26 12:52:00 PM  
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2021-10-26 1:13:38 PM  

State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others

You didn't answer the question.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?

You inferred racism without evidence, almost certainly due to your own political beliefs.  Refusing to engage in political theater does not make one a racist.


You still haven't answered the question. What a surprise that you're hiding just like this clown is.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?
 
2021-10-26 1:17:02 PM  

State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others


You sound like a snowflake
 
2021-10-26 2:00:50 PM  
Maybe he just showed up to play some cricket.
 
2021-10-26 2:01:36 PM  

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2021-10-26 3:11:22 PM  

State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others

You didn't answer the question.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?

You inferred racism without evidence, almost certainly due to your own political beliefs.  Refusing to engage in political theater does not make one a racist.


It doesn't matter how you feel about political theater. Being from South Africa and not doing an effortless thing to show solidarity against racism is just about the worst possible optics.
 
2021-10-26 6:43:28 PM  
Kneeling before a sports game is similar to posting thoughts and prayers. Some of it is sincere, and some of it is for show.
 
2021-10-26 7:04:23 PM  

HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?


They can articulate why they hold the opinion they cite, they just don't because they'd rather not get cancelled. In this guy's case it doesn't seem to have mattered that much so he might as well let it rip.
 
2021-10-26 7:05:30 PM  

HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others

You didn't answer the question.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?


Lol, because anti racism has been appropriated as a political ideology rather than as a description of something that actually occurs.
 
2021-10-26 7:06:41 PM  

knbwhite: Kneeling before a sports game is similar to posting thoughts and prayers. Some of it is sincere, and some of it is for show.


That's true if it applies to one game per year. If it applies to all of them then it's just political theatre.
 
2021-10-27 7:55:14 AM  

macadamnut: What a dumbass. These clowns have had a year to come up with an articulate explanation of just what their problem is with BLM, other than the folks back home in their all-white gated communities don't seem to like it for some reason, because they can't say that.


Maybe he just didn't wnt to kneel after being told he had to. How meaningful is the gesture when you're forced to perform it?
 
2021-10-27 7:56:53 AM  

HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?


he doesnt have to articulate it. He owes you - and the wider world - nothing.
 
2021-10-27 7:58:30 AM  

pdieten: State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: HotWingConspiracy: State_College_Arsonist: How dare he follow his own conscience and not engage in stupid political theatrics?  The nerve of him.

Don't you find it weird that these people can never articulate why they hold the opinion they cite? As if normal adults accept "that's just my opinion" as something one can hide behind?

Anyone who disagrees with the leftist orthodoxy, for any reason, must be a racist.  It doesn't matter if the person is actually a racist, you just like to virtue signal and revel in disparaging others

You didn't answer the question.

BTW, why is being against racism a political question for you?

You inferred racism without evidence, almost certainly due to your own political beliefs.  Refusing to engage in political theater does not make one a racist.

It doesn't matter how you feel about political theater. Being from South Africa and not doing an effortless thing to show solidarity against racism is just about the worst possible optics.


his interests lie in rhino conservation, per his bat stickers.
 
2021-10-27 8:01:50 AM  
Cricket South Africa is a mess of an organization, rife with corruption and, as of a few years ago, known to take a pro-black stance. The transformation policy (whites out, blacks in) coincided with a downturn in RSA's results. QdK is one of the greatest T20 players in RSA's history.

It's RSA's loss if QdK quits international cricket and plays in the lucrative T20 domestic leagues around the world full time.
 
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