Reblogged because….well….no matter how small my readership might be everyone, everyone needs to read this!
WARNING: this post is going to be oh-so-very-triggery for victims of rape and sexual assault. I am not kidding.
Dear certain conservative politicians:
Hi! I’m a rapist. I’m one of those men who likes to force myself on women without their consent or desire and then batter them sexually. The details of how I do this are not particularly important at the moment — although I love when you try to make distinctions about “forcible rape” or “legitimate rape” because that gives me all sorts of wiggle room — but I will tell you one of the details about why I do it: I like to control women and, also and independently, I like to remind them how little control they have. There’s just something about making the point to a woman that her consent and her control of her own body is not relevant against the need for…
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October 26, 2012 at 12:55 pm
That commentary hit the bullseye! This whole Republican war on women is and always has been about CONTROL of women. Anti-abortion measures, threats to Planned Parenthood funding, attacks on VAWA … all about control.
October 26, 2012 at 8:11 pm
Frankly, I’m stunned that we are still hearing this kind of language in our times. I’m not sure how someone that backward can hold any public office.
January 16, 2013 at 1:57 pm
Oh, man I love this. Thanks for reblogging. I want to post it on my facebook wall, but the people I would want to read it don’t like that many words…