"To us, this is not a political issue."
Despite its measured success, social and political detractors of nearly everything “progressive” still have the audacity to lament the bill’s fictitious and/or largely over-embellished shortcomings while consistently ignoring the efforts of the Republican base to effectively sabotage recovery.
“War on Men” rape comments are perfect example of hate and loathing in right wing media | One White Duck
Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto – who has also argued previously that sexual assault in the military is all part of a vast, leftist conspiracy to “criminalize male sexuality” – suggests in his latest column that the onus of NOT being raped lies with the woman; a sentiment highly reminiscent of the anti-women propaganda all too prevalent in Right wing circles. His correlation between such defensive behavior – drink less, dress different, know your place – and the avoidance of rape is one of the main reasons why rape victims are all too often either reluctant to report assaults or shamed into self-blame afterwards.