Why Is Race Becoming an Issue with the Ben Roethlisberger Ordeal?

March 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As we all sit here and wonder what really happened between Ben Roethlisberger and a 20-year-old co-ed in Georgia, there is a troubling trend that seems to be happening here on Bleacher Report.
There have been about a million different articles in the last two weeks discussing what will happen with Roethlisberger and the Steelers. There is the, "He needs to be released" camp. Then there is the, "Wait and see" group.
But the one that is starting to bother me is the, "He is getting special treatment because he is white" group.
Here are some of the comments BR writers have submitted on a couple different articles I have written:
"What a bunch a Bull, Vick is castrated and jail over some dogs no less, yet Ben is accused twice of Violating women and bloggers and the the media cleans it up, and minimizes the atrocity against. women what a bunch of HYPOCRITES I guess the world is going to the dogs." - Nelson King Sr.
"This will all get swept under the rug, because in A...

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