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Strong women gave us a compelling World Cup. Weak men obscured it.

Related Topics: Jennifer Hermoso, Luis Rubiales

It has been a dismaying wait for snail justice. More than a week ago, Luis Rubiales went all cave man while supposedly celebrating the women who delivered Spain a World Cup championship. And he’s still — technically, tenuously — the Spanish soccer president.

The long process, though sad and sickening, is nothing more than the usual rigmarole to hold a man accountable for his vile acts. At least this saga can’t hide. Rubiales had the audacity to be at his worst on the sport’s grandest stage. He grabbed Jenni Hermoso, Spain’s star striker, by the head and planted an unwanted kiss on her mouth.