So long, Minnesota, and thanks for all the fish!
— Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) May 6, 2013
Kluwe saw it coming.
MPR News: The Vikings drafted another punter, UCLA’s Jeff Locke, in the 5th round of the NFL draft last month, setting up a potential rivalry for the position with the Vikings.
Not a speech related matter, says Vikings GM
“I have no issues if Chris Kluwe wants to express his opinion,” General Manager Rick Spielman told reporters over the weekend. “When we’re making decisions, we’re purely making them based on trying to bring in the best competition possible, regardless of position. This was just another normal personnel move,” via Access Vikings.
MPR News: Kluwe has made his position against the proposed ban on same-sex marriage public, said he’s received “overwhelmingly positive” feedback on his comments.
“People really like the fact that I came out and said what a lot of people seem to be thinking,” Kluwe told MPR’s Morning Edition.