A 20-year veteran of print journalism, Charlie Deitch started his career at his hometown newspaper covering town councils, hoagie fund-raisers and high-school wrestling. Since then…
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Here's the thing Be Reasonable, I have heard of the Duke LaCrosse case. Have you ever heard of Bill Cosby? His accusers were dismissed and waved away for decades? What about Brock Turner, the Stanford student and once-likely future olympian who raped a woman behind a dumpster and was sentenced to just six months in the county jail? What about the rape epidemic on college campuses. A lot of times even when sexual assault is reported schools act improperly. Of course we should wait to pass judgement on Kang until all the facts are in. But it's time we stop treating rape and sexual assault cases in this country like it is just like any other crime. Benching him with pay doesn't hurt Kang. It happens in other jobs and work places across the country. Everyone is quick to say that Kang deserves his due process, and I agree. But why is it that no one thinks the victim deserves special dispensation. Just as you folks are asking me to stop acting like Jung Ho Kang is guilty -- which I'm not -- I'd ask you to stop acting that the victim might be lying. Give her the same benefit of the doubt you're willing to give to him. That's all I'm saying.
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I'm not saying it's OK, what I'm asking is should he have lost his life over this? and to that I'll answer no every single time.
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Cash, These winners were all selected by our readers. We have no influence other than report the results.
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