Now the Internet mob has come for Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy. And he may very well deserve it, but the story so far is a weird one to say the least,
"LeSean McCoy has been accused of beating his girlfriend, according to an Instagram post from her friend.
"The user @Miamor_i_adore posted a disturbing picture Tuesday morning that showed a woman, who she says is Delicia Cordon, McCoy’s apparent girlfriend, with cuts, bruises and blood on her face with a caption that alleged, among other things, domestic assault by the Bills running back.
"McCoy quickly denied the allegations.
"'For the record, the totally baseless and offensive claims made against me today on social media are completely false,' he said in a statement. 'Further more, I have not had any direct contact with any of the people involved in months.'"
So this all started from an anonymous Instagram post? OK...
That being said, we should all suspend judgement, at least for now. The injuries to Delicia Cordon appear to have been confirmed and it was from a home invasion. And she has stated (I believe on record) that, according to ESPN, LeSean McCoy "set [her] up for the attack."
Is it true? I don't know. But we should all remember that not long ago, San Francisco 49ers running back Reuben Foster was accused of domestic assault by his ex-girlfriend. Now, she admits she "lied a lot" and according to ESPN again,
"Ennis, who testified against the advice of her attorney Stephanie Rickard, said she made up the story because she wanted to ruin Foster's career and sue him for money after he broke up with her on the morning of Feb. 11. She also admitted to falsely accusing a former boyfriend of domestic violence in Louisiana in 2011 after he attempted to break up with her."
Listen and believe...
Of course, that isn't just said ironically when it comes to feminists these days, as one back-and-forth on Twitter I saw made evidently clear:
"I literally don't care" might as well be the motto for feminists when it comes to men's well being. Or perhaps they're just a more extreme version of the normal, as science is starting to prove. First with the "Women are Wonderful Effect," then with the trolley car experiments, and now this:
I don't really think this is changeable. Nor do I think men don't have advantages of their own (most notably, perceived competence). But I do think it's something we as a society need to recognize. And that's especially true given that feminists are under the indefensibly stupid delusion that it's the other way around.
At the very least, we need to get away from this idea it's acceptable to just make serious accusations without evidence over social media.
"Every day is a new life to the wise man."
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