Cam Newton loses endorsement over sexist comments

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    Cam Newton Apologizes for Sexist Remarks

    It appears that Cam Newton has lost his endorsement from Dannon Yogurt because of his sexist comments.


    Is this punishment enough for Cam? This public shaming and societal repercussions associated with it fascinates me to no end. There are no real rules or laws to follow, it seems rather piece meal based upon the offense, who is saying it, and what race they are or sex they are when saying it.

    For example, the famous story of an NBA owner who lost his NBA team merely because he was caught saying racist things on what he thought was a private line. Before this he has received an award from the NAACP on racial issues. He even apologized for his comments, yet it was not good enough. He had to have his team taken from him

    Now enter Cam Newton. He publically says sexist things, apologizes, and keeps his job even though he lost an endorsement.

    Is this fair? Would it have been different if Cam had owned the team? Would have been run out of town and manipulated to give up his team like the NBA owner? If Cam had been white, would he have lost his job or should he have lost his job?


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    He has a contract to play football not a job as a spokesman. Big difference. He rightfully lost his endorsement for saying something sexist.
     
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    So you are confident that if a white QB had said the "N" word he would suffer no additional penalties?

    I see NFL players protesting racism against blacks, I dare say they don't give a damn about women's rights.
     
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    After his comments, Cam is now a viable candidate for the republican party.
     
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    Because there are no racists in the DNC.

    Therefore, all opponents must be racists.

    Brilliant. Just in time for the next election cycle.
     
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    Additional penalties like what and when did Cam call anyone a honky?
     
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    Good point!
     
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    I don't recall Cam every saying honkey, but I don't think the term honky is viewed as bad as the "N" word.

    See that, I can't even bring my self to spell out the "N" word due to societal indoctrination.
     
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    Harry Reid once said that the only reason Obama won was because he was light skinned and did not have a negro dialect.

    He is one of the leading leaders in the Dim party.

    Was that racist?
     
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    Get dem der wimmen out of mah FOOTBALL! MAGA!!! :mad:
     
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