People age 65 and older disapproved of the spot by a seven-point margin, but Quinnipiac found 67 percent of those between 18 and 34 favored the company's decision and only 21 percent objected. A very influential group - independent voters - are also pretty evenly divided, with 46 percent approving and 47 disapproving of the protests themselves.
Experts say that by continuing to insert himself into the ongoing debate regarding NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, Trump may have inadvertently helped out Nike by criticizing the brand on Twitter.
According to data from Edison Trends, online sales of Nike products jumped 31 percent between the Sunday before and the Tuesday after Labor Day, almost double last year's 17 percent increase over the same time period.
Nike's response to the same issue garnered a 42 percent positive rating from poll respondents.
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Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback, has been at the center of a controversy over football players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. The Kaepernick ad could become the company's most-liked Instagram post, drawing a record number of comments, although many of those remarks were critical of the company. "There's no reason for it".
Nike took it all in stride, releasing a statement instructing people on "how to burn our products properly".
A pastor at a Baptist church in Mobile, Ala., destroyed his Nike gear during a sermon to protest the company's recent advertising campaign centered around Colin Kaepernick. According to a Bloomberg report, the company generated buzz worth $US43 million ($59.8 million) in media exposure through the new campaign.
Quinnipiac University on Thursday released a poll of over 1,000 USA voters nationwide, asking participants whether they approve or disapprove of NFL players kneeling during the national anthem before games.
The majority of men, women, blacks, whites and Latinos support the right to protest. Interviewers for both surveys called landlines and cellphones.