One can only imagine the Grammy Awards producers' mad scramble to put together a meaningful tribute to Whitney Houston on short notice without distracting from the overall celebratory feel. From my perspective, they did a great job.
Until her "Man Down" video, Rihanna had handled her abuse scandal with grace and precision. Why then did she feel the need to go a step further and portray an abuse victim taking the ultimate revenge by blowing her abuser's brains out with a handgun?
Even with the Biebs in your corner, it seems that hating you has remained to be the politically correct thing to do. The "I hate Chris Brown" club on Facebook looks to be back in full swing, and it's not pretty.