Here is just another reminder that "moderate" John Kasich is actually just as aggressively terrible as the other two dirtbags still lingering in the clown car:
The young woman, a first-year student at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, had asked the Ohio governor at a town hall here how he would help her "feel safer and more secure regarding sexual violence, harassment and rape" as president.In lieu of a 2,000-word screed riddled with profanity, I will simply say: Governor Kasich, this is a horrendous piece of advice that tasks women with preventing our own rapes and absolves rapists of accountability. It is a very indecent thing to say, and you are dangerously wrong.
In answering the question, Kasich talked about efforts in Ohio to provide support for college students facing sexual harassment, such as access to confidential reporting, rape kits, and the opportunity to "pursue justice after you have had some time to reflect on it all."
Kasich said these efforts should be extended to the rest of the country as well so that students "know exactly what the rules are" and do not feel vulnerable. He also reflected on how having two daughters affects his views on the issue.
"I have two 16-year-old daughters and I don't even like to think about it," Kasich said.
"It's sad, but it's something that I have to worry about," the student responded.
Kasich jumped in, saying he had advice.
"Well I would give you, I'd also give you one bit of advice. Don't go to parties where there's a lot of alcohol. OK? Don't do that," Kasich said as the audience applauded.