Shut it down is what should happen. And what people as brave as Laura Jane Grace and Steve Diamond will help to have happen. But it isn’t over yet, as the fate that befell Islan Nettles proves.
We live in a society where boys can’t play cowboys and indians without getting sanctioned, a society where are natural violent feelings are given NOWHERE TO BE USED AS PLAY, and therefore are not subsumed into our Super Ego, the way they are meant to be.
Brown resumed punching Robyn F. and she interlocked her fingers behind her head and brought her elbows forward to protect her face. She then bent over at the waist, placing her elbows and face near her lap in [an] attempt to protect her face and head from the barrage of punches being levied upon her by Brown.
Miranda Lambert, whose parents run a home for battered women, almost had the courage of her twitters when she wrote: “Chris Brown twice? I don’t get it. He beat on a girl… Not cool that we act like that didn’t happen.”
What a bunch of cowards! All these don’t-know-what-happened, it-is-not-my-business, don’t-want-to-judge are pathetic, again, look at Rihanna’s face after the beating, she had bruises to her face and arms and even bite marks!