Keith Olbermann Delivered a Powerful Essay on the Ray Rice Suspension

By Mike Cardillo
Jul 25, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

Keith Olbermann gave his thoughts on the NFL suspending Ray Rice two games for assaulting his wife at an Atlantic City casino on his show Thursday night. In a clip entitled “Insufficient Punishment,” Olbermann outlaws how consistent, dehumanizing attitudes toward women in sports help perpetuate an environment where a player can beat his wife and receive a two-game suspension, whereas another player can stomp someone’s face during a game and receive five games.

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