Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as soon as acquired punished by the NBA for sucker punching rival heart Kent Benson. As a Democrat apologist for Hollywood Reporter, he now prefers to sucker punch former President Donald Trump and the MAGA crowd. Abdul-Jabbar says he participated within the Biden inauguration as a result of he wished to relaunch the ship of state with an actual captain on the helm.
The Hall of Fame hooper wrote that as a participant in President Biden’s inauguration ceremony, he felt honored “to be an lively a part of the relaunching of the ship of state with an actual sea-worthy captain on the helm (assume salty Capt. Lee of Beneath Deck), not a sea-sick imposter who stole the uniform and bluffed his manner into the wheelhouse.” The yr 2020 was like …
“(A) horror film during which a terrified household battles relentless brain-eating zombies all night time, however lastly emerges victorious into the brilliant solar of the daybreak. For me, the inauguration of Joe Biden is like that hopeful daybreak during which these with brains nonetheless intact emerge from the darkness to reclaim our nation and every thing it stands for.”
Abdul-Jabbar participated within the Celebrating America special on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, MSNBC and PBS and skim Abraham Lincoln’s 1854 speech about “the monstrous injustice of slavery.” He wrote that he couldn’t assist however surprise what Lincoln would have thought of a Black man studying his phrases to the whole nation he so ably defended towards “insurrectionists.”
The grasp of the skyhook referenced the late Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream of “a unified and equitable America.’’ “I’m hoping the inauguration, with its show of variety, inclusion and eager hopefulness, can be that inspirational nudge for some skeptics.’’ Inspiration for the 11,000 freshly unemployed Keystone Pipeline staff, it gained’t be. Inspiration for the unborn kids who won’t ever see the sunshine of day because of Biden’s buttressing of abortion, it gained’t be.
With out being requested, Abdul-Jabbar tried to talk for a lot of Individuals in claiming that “the final 4 years have felt like we had been jammed into a decent barrel with a small respiration gap whereas somebody tried to plug up the opening. It was laborious to dream, and even encourage others to dream, as a result of the Trump administration labored so laborious to suppress the fundamental rights of so many teams, together with ladies, LGBTQ+, Muslims, Blacks, Latinx and immigrants …”
Looks like he ought to have taken up a pastime.
He accused Trump of mendacity, foot-dragging and incompetence resulting in 400,000 pandemic deaths, many preventable. Regardless of President Trump presiding over unimaginable financial success, the lanky Democrat dismissed it as perks for the wealthy. Common American incomes languished, mentioned Abdul-Jabbar, conveniently giving an undeserved cross to shut-it-all down Democrat governors who broken the financial system.
Abdul-Jabbar thinks Biden has kick-started the top of divisiveness and stunningly believes America is extra united than most individuals assume. Maybe he hasn’t seen the left-wing media monopoly and the muting of conservative voices by Large Tech. Right here’s extra of his drivel:
“Solely a few third are true believing MAGA puppets who’ve been used as unwitting instruments by billionaire Republicans and bold, unscrupulous Republican politicians seeking to shove democracy right into a meat-grinder if it means squeezing out a pair extra cents of revenue or energy. It really works of their favor to make America imagine that they’ve much more well-liked assist and due to this fact political clout than they really do …”
Election deniers are simply manipulated by set off phrases like “freedom,” “socialist,” “radical left” — imprecise and meaningless phrases, Abdul-Jabbar droned on. He requested what freedoms they lack and if they’re afraid of voter suppression and police brutality. They only need to strap weapons on their ankles and go maskless to the grocery shops.
Abdul-Jabbar is completely satisfied to be residing in a brand new age of purpose that’s based mostly on proof and which immediately started Jan. 20.