IDIOT OF THE YEAR #10: John Stockton

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For a player with such a high IQ on the basketball court, John Stockton’s lack of IQ on science is simply amazing. Stockton’s public image was slammed by many for his vaccine idiocy in 2022, especially early in the year.

After coming out as anti-vaccination in 2021, Stockton further doubled down and was kicked out of a Gonzaga game for refusing to wear a mask in January. Stockton’s alma mater would suspend his season tickets, essentially preventing him from attending games. Like many other confused Americans, Stockton feels his hours of internet research and “sleuthing” are overriding the actual science and medical professionals who have been on the front lines fighting COVID-19 for nearly three years.

One of the craziest, most outlandish things Stockton said this year was his tirade in the Spokesman review. During this interview, Stockton claims that athletes are “dropping dead” during the Games due to COVID after being vaccinated.

“I think it’s highly recorded now, I think it’s 150 now – there’s over 100 pro athletes dead, pro athletes, the prime of their lives, drop dead, who are vaccinated, right on the field, right on the field, right on the place.”

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This level of idiocy should be quarantined and kept away from the general public with its nonsensical babble. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Stockton defended one of the January 6 rioters. The NBA’s all-time assists leader has typed a letter in support of Capitol invasion Janet Buhler. Of course, this fool doesn’t think the other fools did anything wrong when they stormed the Capitol. They say God takes care of babies and fools. As far as we know, there weren’t any babies out there, but there sure as hell are a bunch of fools who think that’s acceptable behavior.