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  •  Where did she say that? (0+ / 0-)

    I'm serious here. Where did she say that ANYTHING excuses rapists' behavior?

    Her only error, as far as I can tell, was believing that dressing provocatively makes a child more likely to be raped. She made no indication whatsoever that it justifies the rape.

    Formerly known as Jyrinx.

    “If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution.” ― Emma Goldman

    by Code Monkey on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 06:08:44 PM PDT

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    •  She said that the rape was due to her style of (5+ / 0-)
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      dress.

      That's a direct causation that she offered - not even an implication.

      Then, she blamed the girl's parents for allowing her to dress in a manner that would invite/cause these rapes.

      She's blaming the victims.

      "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

      by wader on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 07:39:56 PM PDT

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      •  yep, and it doesn't work (6+ / 0-)
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        Nowhere in all of Passidomo's idiocy is there a mention, even in her attempted walkback is there an acknowledgement that she shouldn't have fucking said this in the first place. Open mouth, insert foot.

        She is a douche-bag who doesn't realize that how a woman dresses has NOTHING whatsoever to do with whether or not she is raped. Rape is a crime of power and opportunity--why the Hell don't we understand that? The original shooting-off-of-her-mouth and its attempted walkback were nothing more than CYA for her ignorance.

        Trying to listen to Fixed Noise is the intellectual equivalent of standing next to a jackhammer without ear protection.

        by alliehope on Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 07:58:19 PM PDT

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