I do not need much of an excuse to further attack the NFL. To its own players and the violent and misogynistic values it promotes are enough. But the way that it treated one of its players Ray Rice after he was caught on camera beating his wife was an absolute disgrace.
The Daily Show illustrates the paradox in that even people who recognize that American football should not be supported still seem to be addicted to it. I don’t what it will take for enough people to get so disgusted by it as to stop watching it.
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