|Excuse me, he said what?!?!|
No really, you're kidding right?
Don't get me wrong, I am not in love with Mitt Romney's or Paul Ryan's thoughts on the subject either, but Akins and Santorum just totally pissed me off with their patronizing and dismissive nonsense. Akins, speaking as if he is some kind of authority, said (with a condescending smirk, I might add) that if a woman is legitimately raped, then her body won't let her get pregnant. So then, any woman who gets pregnant as a result of a rape is lying? She wasn't really raped and is really just slutty and too lazy to use birth control? And PS, stop using the term "legitimate rape." There is no such thing as a non-legitimate/ fake rape. You were either raped or you were not.
Right on the heels of this, I heard the report of Santorum saying that if a woman is raped she should just have the baby and make the best of it. For real? Santorum has just likened being raped and pregnant to getting a bad a haircut that you just have to wait out until it looks better? That is the amount of caring and compassion that was in his statement. Baffling.
|Now that Clint is 107, do |
you think he knew there was
no one in that chair?
So although lots of people have already weighed in on this, I just wanted you to all know the official DTC position. We think Akins and Santorum make Sara Palin seem charming. So, to that end, we are skipping right over the whistle and smack and going right for the stun gun and kick in the balls. I don't care if you are a Republican or Democrat, we at DTC do not like when women are treated or spoken about in such a clearly uncaring and belittling way.
Now that I have gotten that off my chest, I can now focus on telling you about the beach and some books I think you would like. You know, regular DTC stuff. Stuff like how US magazine can think for one minute that I am going to believe that Jordin Sparks (despite losing 50 pounds) is a size 2. She is 6 feet tall!! Unless she is a human skeleton (which she's not - she looks awesome), she is not a size 2. This crap is why teenage girls have eating disorders. Anyhoo, I'll tell you about it next time.