MSNBC’s Brzezinski: ‘The NFL Supports Domestic Violence’
Morning Joe cohost Mika Brzezinski excoriated the National Football League Tuesday morning, arguing that its indefinite suspension of Ray Rice — up from the initial two games — was not final enough, and that the NFL’s culture of violence was so redolent that it amounted to support of domestic abuse.
“It is a culture that clearly puts up with domestic violence,” Brzezinski said. “It is a culture that accepts and even supports domestic violence.”
Brzezinski’s comments came after cohost Joe Scarborough alleged that the NFL was so desensitized to violence that Ravens coach John Harbough felt able to excuse Rice’s behavior until video surfaced yesterday of Rice punching out then-fiancée Janay Palmer.
“The NFL supports domestic violence by not even — I mean it doesn’t even seem like he’s kicked out,” Brzezinski said. “Suspended indefinitely? What, are they hoping things will get better? No! That is a deal breaker. It should be over. There are things you accept in relationships with people. There are things you accept in partnerships. And on teams. There are things you don’t accept.”
Watch the clip below, via MSNBC:
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