Keith Olbermann Delivered a Powerful Essay on the Ray Rice Suspension

By Mike Cardillo

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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