Bootz2004 wrote:Poor choice of words? Only idiots believe that. Most people are too stupid unfortunately to understand the context of what he was saying. I bet those kids understood. Perhaps he should've dumbed it down for the dummies in this country who are "offended".
DreadNaught wrote:Bootz2004 wrote:Poor choice of words? Only idiots believe that. Most people are too stupid unfortunately to understand the context of what he was saying. I bet those kids understood. Perhaps he should've dumbed it down for the dummies in this country who are "offended".
There was nothing offensive when I watched the video. But that is not how the story is being delivered. It's taking what was said out of context and delivering it in a way meant to seem a salacious as possible in order to generate more 'clicks'. All people will read is that Winston told young girls to "sit down and be silent", which is unfortunate and completely out of context.
ESPN and much of the media in general will attack Winston any chance they get. It's just how it is sadly.
He's apologized for the word choice, which is more than enough to put this 'story' to bed.
Mountaineer Buc wrote:So are we mad that this is news or are we mad that they brought up the rape thing again?
I'm confused. ESPN shows the clip, then shows excerpts from Winston's statement admitting the gaffe and explaining his intent, then they bring up the settled rape thing as the "why do I care" capper.
If this is a "hit piece" it is the most weak sauce hit piece I have ever seen.
Let me translate it for you from Espnish...
Jameis Winston fucked up today trying to be a great guy. He made the boys stand up and yell and said the girls should be mostly quiet. Winston told the local paper that he was trying to be cool for kids and fucked up doing it and wasn't trying to hurt anybody. Jameis should be more careful about **** like that because unhinged feminists don't like him much already.
So, yeah. This is the product of a slow sports news cycle. Everyone can move on now.
Corsair wrote:I've yet to meet a single person who is outraged by this.
But I have seen a bunch of "I'm outraged that people are outraged by this" people.
sanka wrote:MaryJane didn't you claim to be a feminist a while back?