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No defense for what Ray Rice did [Commentary]
No defense for what Ray Rice did [Commentary]

"I think they're going too far with Ray Rice." So said a civil servant I know only in passing, making small talk the other day. No, it is not the majority opinion, but neither is the guy alone. Last week, USA Today quoted women fans who pointedly support Rice, the NFL star dropped by the Baltimore Ravens and indefinitely suspended by the league this month for a February incident in which he cold-cocked his then-fiancee (now wife) Janay Palmer. "I've met the guy," said one. "He's such a sweet guy." "I'm supporting him all the way around," said another woman, herself a survivor of domestic abuse. "I...