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John Oliver: Many in the world of sports were rightly disgusted, although often for unnecessarily specific reasons.
Michael Oher, Rice’s teammate on the Ravens: You know, if my daughter were to get hit like that from another man, I have a serious problem with it.
Andrew Whitworth, on the Cincinnati Bengals: Having a daughter, having a wife, you know, I agree with their decision.
ESPN commentator: Take your sister, your mom, your significant other, if you have a daughter and just put her face on Janay Rice’s face. Now tell me, would you give the guy a second cahnce then?
JO: Yeah, or…here’s a crazy idea, you could just put away your magic face-switching machine and just be upset about the incident as it actually happened. Because you should not need to insert a relative into a horrifying situation to make it horrific.
For instances, I hate Sea World’s treatment of whales on principle alone, not just because my father is an orca.