Promoted from Comments

Promoted to the main page from comments in the Manti Te'o thread, with Shakesville Mod aforalpha's permission:
[content note: victim blaming]

I've heard victim-blamers say: well, she shouldn't have been wearing that. she shouldn't have been drunk. she shouldn't have been out alone. what was a woman doing at a party like that anyway?

I've long wondered what exactly a woman needs to do to get widespread sympathy and empathy when she's in trouble. And now I know.

She needs to not exist.

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