This is not Ray Rice 2.0. Maybe we need to say that plainly, because this is another video of another NFL running back being violent with a woman in a hotel. People made that connection immediately… But [Kareem] Hunt is not dragging a woman he beat unconscious across the floor.

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2 Responses to “The Subtle Moral Calculus of America’s Favorite Sport”

  1. dmf Says:

    kicking woman ok as long as you don’t lie to the team about it and put them in a bad PR spot
    http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/12/04/nfl-domestic-violence-kareem-hunt-reuben-foster

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    yup: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-nfl-runs-the-same-play-on-dealing-with-violence-against-women/2018/12/03/af8fed3a-f73e-11e8-8d64-4e79db33382f_story.html?utm_term=.c2f51db81c08

    Anyway. Beating up women – or, you know, anybody – keeps players in fighting trim.

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