3. "He does make a very good point when he compares" In response to Reply # 0
The video footage of Ray Rice dragging his girl to a simple tweet that the Dolphins player sent out.
I think that what's happening in this country is there is an identifiable shift to how we treat the freedom of expression/speech - based on our use of social media.
And words that strike hot-button issues (sexuality, race, religion etc..) impact/shock society moreso than the image of a man dragging his unconscious wife out of an elevator - and I think it's a fair point to say that this warrants a deeper investigation as to how we function as a society.
5. "yes words matter, like comparing twitter replies to senator mccarthy. " In response to Reply # 0
because if there's one thing we'll remember joseph for, it's that he had jokes.
but the bigger thing i'm seeing is that before we start moralizing on the disproportionate punishments, everyone should think carefully about whether they were worrying about rice before sterling or before sam.
it's either wrong or it's not wrong.
if you're the kind of person that only takes the moral high ground in defense of someone else acting despicably and receiving dissimilar consequences, then you probably don't really care.
where were you on steubenville? what did you think about kobe's case?
i will say there's significant overlap between the "ewww they kissed" and the "gotta hear both sides" when it comes to rape and violence against women crowds on okp,