the wisdom of Todd Akin

I don’t usually reblog posts, but this one had me both fuming and laughing out loud, so I thought it worthy of the compliment. 🙂 Enjoy whatever it brings up for you….

Views from the Couch

Todd Akin, a certified fuckwit, made a statement this past week, giving his thoughts on “legitimate rape”. Apparently, mother nature knew all too well that we women were going to be reckless and irresponsible and end up getting ourselves raped so, in her infinite wisdom, enabled our bodies to make the distinction between “legitimate rape” and “buyers remorse”, the former which would cause our reproductive functions to shut down to prevent pregnancy from resulting from such an event.

Sure, he has since back pedaled but, at least for me, there is no coming back from that bullshit. It is indefensible. It got me thinking, though, about how prevalent this thought process is throughout society. Not this exact line of thought but just the victim blame mentality that colors public opinion. In regards to rape cases reported in the media, men and women alike will often refer to or inquire…

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4 responses to “the wisdom of Todd Akin

  1. What alarms me is, there are people who AGREE with the dude! WTF? Her post was hilarious in that sarcastic way in which I love 🙂

  2. Rascal

    As a man, I would like to point out that Akin is not really a human being, much less a male of the species–or any species.

    Clearly he is some sort of primordial slime that has gained the ability to speak without the capacity of a brain. His cousin is that pink slime of meat that was in the news earlier this year.

    Just sayin’ . . .

    • I kind of think the writer summed it up in the first sentence, when she called him a “fuckwit.” I was personally thinking “asshat,” but I tend to agree that “fuckwit” probably captures it better. 🙂

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