Did you know the defense for the acquitted “rape cops” included: ‘her cervix wasn’t bruised because of rape; she must have washed it too vigorously in the shower”?
Cervix. Bruised. Washed. Shower.
Men, in case you do not know why this is an insane thing to say, ask your female friends.
I haven’t been following this story as closely as I should, but this is upsetting.
“The city isn’t evil; it’s simply in its nature to destroy. It can’t help itself. Kind of like the god of the Old Testament. Except New York is craftier, enjoys the chase. It will sneak up behind you, giggling, and stuff dynamite in your backpack. And if you happen to spin around too soon, it will hide its weapon, look the other way, and whistle. It’s a coy killer, a lethal coquette - when caught in the act, New York bites its lip and twirls its hair, and all you can say is, “Oh, New York, you’re so bad!”
“New York is sorry,” it will say in its adorable E.T.-like way of speaking in the third person.
“It’s all right,” you reply, because you can’t stay mad. “Just promise not do do it again.”
“New York promises,” it says, but you know its fingers are crossed.
I’m going to miss “zeitgeist”
Tim “Not My Problem” Pawlenty explaining why providing healthcare to children under the protection of juvenile court for abuse and/or neglect isn’t something the government should do. (via jonathan-cunningham
I usually reserve my very discerning Asshole of the Day Award for my own knowledge but this kind of can’t be kept to myself.
Does this man represent your views? If so, we need to talk. Or maybe, we need to not talk.