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Sep 07 2017

NFL’s Michael Bennett Joins Hate Hoax List

No wonder zillionaire football players who in any other country would be emptying trashcans for a living regard America as so oppressive that they refuse to stand for the national anthem. Look what happened to Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks:

“I’m going to die for no other reason than I am black and my skin color is somehow a threat.” That’s how Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett described his fear in a letter to the world detailing an August 26 police stop in Las Vegas that, in his telling, went very wrong.

“A police officer ordered me to get on the ground,” Bennett wrote. “As I laid on the ground, complying with his commands not to move, he placed his gun near my head and warned me that if I moved he would ‘blow my f[***]ing head off.’ Terrified and confused by what was taking place, a second officer came over and forcefully jammed his knee into my back, making it difficult for me to breathe. …

“The Officers’ excessive use of force was unbearable,” Bennett went on. “I felt helpless as I lay there on the ground handcuffed facing the real-life threat of being killed. All I could think of was ‘I’m going to die for no other reason than I am black and my skin color is somehow a threat.’ My life flashed before my eyes as I thought of my girls. Would I ever play with them again? Or watch them have kids? Or be able to kiss my wife again and tell her I love her?”

You can see why Bennett shouts that he will not stand for the Star-Spangled Banner, no matter how much he is paid. It’s not as if the NFL will require him to.

As for what actually happened, there is plenty of video to be reviewed. If the officers involved did anything wrong, they will no doubt face draconian punishment. But that doesn’t seem likely.

The story, sans Bennett’s hysterical self-pity:

Officers responded to reports of a possible active shooter in the casino around 1:30 on Aug. 27 after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

According to [Kevin] McMahill [of the Las Vegas Police Department], the officers claimed that Bennett was crouched down behind a gaming machine and then was spotted running.

“You hear the officer approaching the door saying, ‘There he is.’ He gives chase, Mr. Bennett jumped over the wall, our officer jumped went over the wall immediately there after,” McMahill said. He said Bennett was detained for 10 minutes and released.

If Bennett is tough enough to play football, he can withstand 10 minutes in police custody without sniveling like a baby.

But sniveling like a baby pays rich rewards these days. Not only is the liberal media fawning over him, he even made the Hate Hoax List.

On a tip from Troy H.

17 Responses to “NFL’s Michael Bennett Joins Hate Hoax List”

  1. The LIEberal Media ☆ ᵀᴿᵁᴹᴾ says:

    I’m about down to “he tweaked the media”, Gorsuch and “Thank God the hag lost”.. first we get squishiness on dacaca and now THIS:

    US forces in Afghanistan apologize

  2. Bully says:

    Do you know WHO I AM?

  3. geeknerd says:

    When Bennett was a high school football star, the local cops cut him a lot of slack whenever he got into trouble.
    When he was a college football start, the local cops cut him a lot of slack whenever he got into trouble.
    Now that he’s a professional football start, the local cops in his home town cut him a lot of slack whenever he gets into trouble.
    However, the LVPD ain’t gonna cut him no slack if he gets into trouble in Vegas.

    This is the first time in his entire life that he got treated JUST LIKE EVERYBODY ELSE who does the same shit.
    I wonder how the LVPD will treat Raiders who get into trouble after the team moves to Vegas?

  4. Watchman59 says:

    I read a comic strip years ago, I think it was Andy Capp, where they were getting bad service in a bar, and he asked the server who was so slow that question. It set him off, but the server’s reply was, “No, sir, but I’ll ask around to see if anyone else does,” or words to that effect. 🙂

  5. TED says:

    WHY BOTHER hoaxing hate when being a low-life POS traitor to your own country that has provided you with the height of living few people attain could provide you with genuine people to hate you??!!! Not for your color but your lack of gratitude!!!

  6. TED says:

    YES, they ARE that STUPID!!!

  7. TED says:

    FOOTBALL player or NOT…


    Explains his outrage!

  8. TED says:

    EVER SINCE their JOIN with the LEFT, BLACKS have been on the express to STUPIDVILLE…THEIR LEADERS are testament to THAT!!!

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  10. Randy Wiechman says:

    Sounds like the start of a Foster Brooks bit.

  11. […] Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks — who has loudly proclaimed his refusal to stand for the national anthem — surely has earned his slot on the Hate Hoax List. This video tells the true story of his brief detainment by police in Las Vegas in August: […]

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