If you would like to be horrified, just read these sad Twitter and FB responses to Chris Brown's performance at the Grammys last night.
For all his questionable policy decisions - and there are many! - and public gaffes, domestic and teen dating violence is one area in which Governor LePage has chosen to lead.
The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is reviewing a domestic-violence related bill at the State House: LD1704, which would effectively tighten the reins on bail for alleged perpetrators of domestic assault.
With several disturbing domestic violence stories in Maine's newspapers over the past few weeks, this Village Voice article about how young people perceive the Rhianna-Chris Brown incident is worth a read.
In the article, author Raquel Cepeda offers a thought-provoking quote from Elizabeth Mendez Berry, a New York City–based journalist who wrote "Love Hurts," about DV in the hip-hop community: "I think women are often socialized to empathize more with men than with other women," Mendez Berry says, referring to women's tendency to at least partially blame Rhianna's alleged infidelity for the violent incident.