Phil Muchnick comments in the March 7 NY Post:NFL’s real N-word problem not on the field
Not sure why the NFL would choose to now punish players who use the “N-word.” Heck, one of President Obama’s most cherished campaigners, campaign contributors and pals, Jay Z, has for years publicly referred to black men as “N—-s.”
President and Mrs. Obama recently smiled and arm-danced their approval to Snoop Dogg’s act when Dogg — or whatever his name is, these days — was honored for lifetime achievement at the Kennedy Center. Before Jay Z, Snoop Dogg’s recordings regularly called black men the N-word.
Just a shame Snoop didn’t choose to entertain the President and First Lady with one of his numbers, such as “For All My N—-z & Bitches.” He might have even treated the First Family to snippets from his hard-core porn video.
Meanwhile, the NFL Players Association and its members have no problem with Jay Z serving as an NFL player agent. And the NFL, in the name of tune-in TV entertainment, invites performers whose enterprise includes calling African-American men “N—-s.”
The ship long ago sailed on this one, Commissioner Goodell. It’s a world gone nuts. After all, if the President and First Lady have no problem with the N-word …