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Beating up on Chris Brown

There’s been a lot of it. And honestly, I can understand the, uh, “distaste” most of the women I know have for him – it’s earned.

None of it starts to bother me until I hear someone say he shouldn’t be allowed to perform, or that his albums should be taken off the market. Yes, he’s a violent, [insert string of negative adjectives here], creep, and we don’t really like him. Some truly hate him for what he’s done. But does that mean that now he can’t work?

“…what we fear we could become.” 0

“…what we fear we could become.”

But as the first grieving fades, and all those people Jackson’s lawyers paid to keep quiet get other people to pay for their stories, the tabloid tattling will return. The noise should be as instructive as it is ugly. It...