I respect the first amendment, gives Americans the right to say any dumbass thing they want.
Problem is when you imply that some women may cause their own problems when it comes to the issue of domestic violence then you got to go...
This is not something you can rationalize on any level be it mental or physical abuse. In keeping with my own stance of allowing you to decide - read the link attached.
I will raise the question that if Smith were a white man then would he still have a job? Doubtful.