Punctuation Fail. Narrative Fail. Total Fail.

[Trigger warning.]

The Daily Mail really just ought to go ahead and change its name to the Daily Fail, since headlines like this are standard issue at that never-ending reserve of journafuckery:

In the best case scenario, the quotes are intended to imply that the rape has been alleged but the accused teacher has not been found guilty. But it doesn't read that way; it reads like they're implying an 11-year-old is capable of consent and/or a liar, in either case making the alleged incident somehow not a real rape.

All of which is a huge stinking problem because there are so many people who actually think and say things like "that 11-year-old was asking for it."

And they probably think and say things like that because they read trash like the Daily Mail.

Mr. Snake, how does your tail taste?

[H/T to Shaker JPlum.]

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