Ben Roethlisberger: Why Roger Goodell Shouldn’t Have Suspended Him at All

September 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Imagine you're on a jury in a civil case involving an accusation of rape, and the plaintiff's legal team presents a case in which they tell you the woman is not even sure she was raped, the rape kit came back uncertain as to whether there'd been a rape, and every bit of physical evidence was entirely consistent with the defendant's story, who claims he didn't do it. The defendant is being sued for $1.8 million dollars. How would you find?
Contrast this with today's world of media pontification in which it seems that every time someone is accused of something, the sports media clamor all over one another trying to outdo the last in heaping on the condemnation. Whether the accusation is correct or not is not important; in terms of reporting, it's either buried or not reported at all. In the case of Ben Roethlisberger, this is precisely the case. 
There are those in the general public who may have the impression that the only reason Ben "got away with i...

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