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It seems as if a new woman — or three — is accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault with each passing day. Yet so many in the sports media who aggressively spoke out about similar situations in the past are now suspiciously silent about Watson, says OutKick founder Clay Travis.
Using the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s 2018 appointment to the Supreme Court and #BelieveAllWomen hashtag that trended on social media at the time as a primary example, Clay suggested Watson is basically getting a free pass from those who had previously roared.
“Those same people — what I would call the woke universe of sports media — are now not saying anything at all about the (16) women who have filed lawsuits,” Clay says. “Do their voices not matter now? Do you not hashtag, ‘Believe All Women?’
“What is going on here, that Brett Kavanaugh has one accuser, and everybody decides that he’s guilty and that you have to hashtag, ‘Believe All Women,’ and there’s borderline mobs running throughout the capitol confronting senators over how they are going to vote on this nomination.
“Meanwhile, we have a ton of minority women accusing Deshaun Watson, a hundred-million-dollar athlete at the supreme height of power, of sexually assaulting them and the same people, these woke all-stars, have gone completely mute.”
Woke All-Stars. That really is the team for which some of these sports media members play.
Check out Clay’s entire take on the hypocrisy of it all in the video below.
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i was bragging about Gotlieb covering deshaun yesterday, but i was wrong. he spent 5-10 minutes discussing watson’s lack of trade value now. nothing from the democrat about abuse of women.
his lefty wife told him to say nothing.
our journalism is dying a terrible death in America and people will turn it off. pretending the truth will just show up is stupid. start looking.
And Cowherd won’t even touch it.
Regardless if Watson is guilty or innocent of the charges presented…it’s well past time we stop putting any stock in the emotional vampires known as the media talking heads. If there is any group that has ‘privilege’ for being destructive and often have no repercussions for their behavior it’s the drive by media. Their fake outrage or lack thereof is only to promote an agenda and has nothing to do with justice, morality, or doing the right thing.
Ray – you and Clay are exactly right. There is very little objective journalism in America.