By Karen Spears Zacharias
Peterson denies that what he did was child abuse. He defends himself by claiming that he was simply disciplining a child misbehaving and that, yes, he did get carried away in that discipline. But he insists, he never committed child abuse.
The court of public opinion has been swift and judgmental.
And, dare I say it?
The only reason this news at all is because Peterson is a celebrity athlete.