Obviously, no one, including Whoopi is excusing Ray Rice's savage behavior, ie knocking his girlfriend the fuck out. But the conversation veers from him to whether a man can ever hit a woman back "as Steven A. Smith made the point that women shouldn't instigate men to the point that a man hits a woman." (I corrected post, as LAMFF pointed out.)
Whoopi says "if you hit someone, don't be surprised if they hit you back" regardless of gender. Pouting feminists on the panel freak out!! "Men cannot hit women period!"
"When it comes to physical strength, they're not equal!"
"There's NO circumstance to hit a girl!"
As usual, feminists want cake, eat too. "We are equal and should serve in military and firefighting units and all jobs. But we want the easy jobs at the factory. We can't carry as much. But you damn better pay us equal or even more! Also, we can batter you, but you can never ever touch us unless we basically sign waiver."