Disgusting: Limbaugh Tells Women to Shut Up And "Put On Some Burkas" If They Don't Want to be Harrassed
Rush Limbaugh is offended by the language surrounding the Cain sexual harassment allegations. Of course he is not offended by thevictim-blaming, but the victim-speaking. To Limbaugh,"liberals" and women who speak out against sexual harassment have created an environment where men are "living in abject fear" of speaking their minds. Of course men with nothing sexually harassing to say should have nothing to fear. But Limbaugh thinks this whole sexual harassment thing has just gone too far. He is not, however, asking men to re-evaluate what they might consider appropriate or respectful - that would be far too ridiculous. Instead, he wants women to lower the bar for what they consider sexual harassment, shut up, and let perverted men have some freedom! Of course he has no concern for the women living in abject fear of sexual assault, not to mention degradation's omnipresence. The tyranny of biting your tongue before making a sick joke is far more pressing an issue.
In fact, according to Limbaugh, women don't need to be afraid of sexual assault. They can prevent their own rape! His solution?
"You women, why don't you just make it official? Put on some burkas and i'll gura-damn-tee ya nobody will touch ya, everybody will leave you alone, if that's what you want."
Because demanding respect, regardless of what you are wearing, puts so much pressure on these poor, misogynistic men. Long live the Rape Culture.
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