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The uncomfortable conversations sparked by the Ray Rice 'nightmare'
The uncomfortable conversations sparked by the Ray Rice 'nightmare'

The video showing Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer, knocking her out cold and then dragging her out of an elevator, has sparked several heated, and frankly, much-needed conversations about domestic abuse, the NFL’s responsibility and re-victimization. Even President Obama has weighed in. Here are thoughts circling around the Opinion pages: What did Obama mean by ‘real man’? Among those decrying the violence captured in the video of ex-Baltimore Raven Ray Rice and his then-fiancée was Obama. But what the president said is causing some controversy. Here is his statement, conveyed by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest: “The...

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