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The Subtle Moral Calculus of America’s Favorite Sport

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.

Margaret Soltan, December 3, 2018 5:50AM
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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

  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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