Raiders’ Chris Kluwe Says USA Is a ‘Nation of Bigots’, Advocates for Change

June 25, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe is known as one of the deepest-thinking and most outspoken players in the entire NFL, and he furthered that reputation on Tuesday when he called the United States a "nation of bigots, homophobes, and ignorant narcissists" in an article for PolicyMic.com.  
Kluwe has been a staunch supporter of gay rights, which is something that has garnered him plenty of attention. Punters are generally seen but not heard; however, Kluwe has bucked that trend and has made a bigger name for himself off the field than he has on it.
Kluwe had plenty to say in the PolicyMic.com article, although he admitted that he has said all of those things many times before. Kluwe has a way of putting things bluntly, and he certainly didn't pull any punches this time around:
We preach tolerance and legislate hate. We love our neighbor, unless our neighbor happens to be "different." We elect politicians, year in and year out, on a platform of oppression and prejudi...

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