Dear Pat Buchanan,
For the life of me I totally fail to understand how Akin’s comment about “legitimate” rape could be so hugely misinterpreted. Worse, the dumbest thing he could do was apologize.
To me, “legitimate” rape is rape by overwhelming force, physical or psychological, by one or more rapists. That infers the opposite – illegitimate rape, which, as I interpret the issue, is when a female falsely (illegitimately) accuses a man of “rape.” There are many men in prison due to this.
Perhaps it’s my logical mind, but I do not see a “gaffe” here. I think ... continue reading »