Nike’s decision to sign Colin Kaepernick — the face of the anti-flag kneeling movement — to a multi-year contract to be the face of the “Just Do It” campaign has angered millions of patriotic Americans.
There have been protests, boycotts and calls for the company to cut Kaepernick loose. But one southern pastor just took his anger to a whole new level… and it’s fantastic. This goes to show exactly how bad Nike will end up losing the massive bet they made on Kaepernick and his followers.
This time around, Mobile, Alabama reverend Mack Morris wanted to make a statement to his members this past Sunday, so he took a hold of an old Nike headband and a wristband, held them both up before a packed church, and cut them.
“I ain’t using that no more,” said Morris, the senior pastor at Woodridge Baptist Church in west Mobile during his weekly Sunday sermon.
“I’ve bought my last pair of Nike shoes,” Morris said.
“He’s inked a contract with Nike,” Morris said during his sermon. “No one knows or is telling how many multi-million dollars that is going to be simply because he won’t stand when the national anthem is sung.”
Watch the video of his service above. The Nike cutting is at the
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