Skip to comments.Obama: 'Rape is rape'
Posted on 08/20/2012 11:55:27 AM PDT by ColdOne
President Obama weighed in on the national storm surrounding by Rep. Todd Akin, calling his comments "offensive."
"The views expressed were offensive. Rape is rape," Obama said in a surprise appearance at the White House briefing.
"And the idea that we should be parsing and qualifying and slicing what types of rape we're talking about doesn't make sense to the American people. And certainly doesn't make sense to me," Obama said.
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Obama is trying to make as much political hay out of this as possible. That’s why Aiken has to go.
......yep, and “ chains are chains” VP Biden!
Akin is political EMP for the GOP. Where the hell are Bohner, McConnell, and Preibus to demand his exit?
Unless you are an NBA player.
Anything to keep him from having to talk about his failed record on jobs and the economy for another couple days, with the help of the mainstream media of course. I hate to break it to him though, when people enter the voting booth this fall Atkin's comments or Baine Capital or Romney's tax returns aren't whats going to be on their minds...
Whoopi Goldberg and other Hollywood liberals insisted that Roman Polanski wasn’t guilty of “rape rape” when he drugged and molested a 13-year old girl in his hot tub.
Barack Obama is a LYING HYPOCRITE and a sexist pig.
Did Roman Polanski Get an Assist From the Obama Administration?
Monday, 19 Jul 2010 10:27 AM
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rape by muslims = okay.
Obama is trying to make as much political hay out of this as possible. Thats why Aiken has to go.
Yep and quickly. Obama was handed a momentary reprieve with this one. Get back on track, can the man, and get back on message - medicare - economy.
He oughta’ know... He rapes the Constitution every day.
As a tax payer and voter, I agree.
Obama and Eric Holder’s injustice department didn’t give a DemocRat’s ass about child rape.
Obama said rape twice.
Prison rape doesn’t result in pregnancy.
Oral rape doesn’t result in pregnancy.
Anal rape doesn’t result in pregnancy.
Rape of young minors and the elderly doesn’t result in pregnancy.
But apparently according to Barry, those aren’t rape rape.
Guess Obama likes his rape straight up.
Rape is not part of their campaign.
And abortion is murder.
The long list:
Juanita Broaddrick (AR)- rape
Eileen Wellstone (Oxford) - rape
Elizabeth Ward Gracen - rape - quid pro quo, post incident intimidation
Regina Hopper Blakely - "forced himself on her, biting, bruising her"
Kathleen Willey (WH) - sexual assault, intimidation, threats
Sandra Allen James (DC) - sexual assault
22 Year Old 1972 (Yale) - sexual assault
Kathy Bradshaw (AK) - sexual assault
Cristy Zercher - unwelcomed sexual advance, intimidation
Paula Jones (AR) - unwelcomed sexual advance, exposure, bordering on sexual assault
Carolyn Moffet - unwelcomed sexual advance, exposure, bordering on sexual assault
1974 student at University of Arkansas - unwelcomed physical contact
1978-1980 - seven complaints per Arkansas state troopers
Monica Lewinsky - quid pro quo, post incident character assault
Gennifer Flowers - quid pro quo, post incident character assault
Dolly Kyle Browning - post incident character assault Sally Perdue - post incident threats
Betty Dalton - rebuffed his advances, married to one of his supporters
Denise Reeder - apologetic note scanned
Can Bathhouse Barry explain why Bubba became president for two terms instead of spending his life in prison for repeated sexual assaults / rapes?
So,when making reference to "legitimate rape",my experience suggests that no *all* rape accusations are legitimate.
Planned Parenthood is caught on tape REPEATEDLY telling minors to lie about their sexual assault (minor with an adult) which results in abusers going free to continue their activities with others.
I don’t want to hear BULLSTALIN that PP is against rape. It’s good for business and they aid and abet rapists.
Obama truly is a dumb shit. There are all kinds of rape and the only kind that leads to pregnancy is vaginal rape. But vaginal rape can be forceful or it can be statutory. Akin is no genius but Obama is a dope made out to be some superior intellect.
Umm ... No. In fact there are at least two types of rape - statutory rape and forcible rape.
A wife can sue her husband for rape. If a wife refuses her husband and he forces her into sex, that is rape. If anyone seriously thinks that THIS kind of rape is the same as being raped by a stranger who abducts you from a bus stop, parking lot, or in an office building (or anywhere else), they are NUTS!!!!!
The Massachusetts Cop
Gotta love this. McCaskill spends tens of thousands of dollars trying to steer the GOP nomination towards Akin - the candidate she has the best chance of beating. And then Obama comes along hammering more nails into his coffin for his own personal political gain. In November, when McCaskill loses to Steelman, she should thank Obama.
He's Raping America!!!!
What about the type that feminists “define”: any heterosexual sex.
Or, the “lighter” version, the morning after regret. According to a lot of fems, that should be defined as “rape”.
No, Mr Obama, your ideology has made a practice of undefining words for your own political advantage. You have no ground to stand on to say that a word means something we all agree that it means.
Oh my! That’s what I call IRONY!
Of course ... but if Mr. Akin had any sense, he’d simply have said, “No child deserves death because of his father’s wrong action. Compassionate care to a woman who has been raped does not include abortion.”
The idea that forcible rape doesn’t often result in pregnancy because of the nature of rape seems to be getting some traction as a “truism,” but I don’t see how that could be based on real science. How would they test the hypothesis? “Here are 100 women, all healthy, fertile, and ovulating right now. Here are 100 men, all in good health with average sperm counts. Now, half the men pick a woman to rape, and half have consensual intercourse. How many pregnancies result in each group of women?”
>>A wife can sue her husband for rape. If a wife refuses her husband and he forces her into sex, that is rape. If anyone seriously thinks that THIS kind of rape is the same as being raped by a stranger who abducts you from a bus stop, parking lot, or in an office building (or anywhere else), they are NUTS!!!!!
I don’t see the difference, but I guess it says a lot about how you think. Apparently you believe women give up control of their bodies when they get married?
Yeah, that statement was rather absurd.
Pregnancy results from intercourse, whether consensual or not.
I don’t know, because it can’t be tested! (Certainly pregnancy results for me, but for a lot of others, it doesn’t.)
Much of what is claimed to be “scientific fact” about conception and fertility is simply theorizing, because it’s impossible to assemble an experimental population of women with uncompromised fertility and match them with a population of equally healthy, fertile, and virile men in order to test a hypothesis.
“Rape is rape”? No, it’s not.
There’s “Duke” rape, for example, where white men get raped by a lying prostitute and the legal system.
Then there’s “after the fact” rape and its variant, “caught in the act rape”.
That said, I have no idea what “legitimate” rape is/
This is starting to have Mark Foley feel to it. One idiot is starting to go national to our detriment. Time for him to be forced out.
Wonder what gave you that idea?
But is rape, rape rape?
You know he was jumping on that band wagon.
No, Qwerty, I do not believe women give up control of their bodies when they marry. However, you must remember that the two become ONE spiritually (at least that’s the belief in my religious tradition). It is never okay for a woman to be physically assaulted (sexually or otherwise) by her husband. However, let’s say a woman’s hubby comes home a little drunk and she rejects his overtures. He holds her down and forces sex on her. Ordinarily, she might not refuse him, so in this case he has forced her against her will. Should she divorce him now? Should she press charges against him? Should she beat him over the head with a cast iron skillet? Should she get counseling? I don’t know what is right in this situation. I do know what the husband did is wrong. Yet, if you think this can be equated with an unknown assailant breaking into this home and raping this woman, then I’d say I disagree with you on that point.
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