Here's what I do not understand -- and apparently I am in good company: Football player Ray Rice apparently physically harms his then-fiancée (now wife Janay Palmer Rice) in an elevator and is videotaped (for all to see) literally dragging her from that elevator.
His punishment from the NFL is a two-game suspension (yes, two) and a salary forfeiture for a third game. That's a weaker punishment than is handed out by the NFL Commissioner for a player smoking marijuana or stomping hard on another player in an actual NFL season game.
Then, the NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, who had a chance yesterday in Canton to address the issue more effectively, staunchly defended his actions on behalf of the NFL. In short, we (the NFL) handled this correctly.