Generally speaking, I don’t watch sports. Particularly speaking, considering what has come out in recent years about NFL’s players behaviour toward women, I don’t watch football at all.
I do tend to watch the Super Bowl ads online (awwwww, Budweiser ads).
This year, this ad stopped me cold:
The thing that made me so furious I could barely type?
When I made the mistake–and it’s always a mistake–to look at the comments on youtube. The third and fourth top comments? Let me show you:
Yes, I know that men are also victims of domestic and sexual violence, and I also know that it’s grossly under reported. I also know that the immense majority–by orders of magnitude–of people who die as a direct result of domestic violence are women, followed by children.
So no, I do not think that the point of view should be changed to one of a male–we already have everything else from a male point of view, and that, you fuckhead, is precisely the point.