Well, you could have floored me with a feather, decapitated me with a daisy, skewered me with a seaweed, and walloped me with a scallop. Some politician in the good old UK had these wise words to say about rape:
"To suggest that rape, when conducted without violence, is a serious crime is like suggesting that force feeding a woman chocolate cake is a heinous offence."
This politician, one Nick Eriksen, predictably represents the BNP. Presumably he and his colleagues are force-fed chocolate cake on a regular basis as part of the insensitivity training under taken by all BNP politicians. Anyway, the BNP claims, with gleeful abandon, that Eriksen is taken out of context. Taken out of context? It makes you wonder in what context the sentence DID appear originally...
a) Hello! How are you? I'm well, thanks! Rape is like being force-fed chocolate cake!
b) I am very concerned about the increasing gap between rich and poor. Rape is like being force-fed chocolate cake!
c) Speaking of chocolate, and speaking of cake, don't you think rape is like being force-fed chocolate cake?
d) Aren't puppies nice? Rape is like being force-fed chocolate cake!
e) Hey, look behind you! Rape is like being force-fed chocolate cake!
f) Purple monkey dishwasher! Rape is like being force-fed chocolate cake!
If you answered a, b, c, d, e, or f, nope. They're all wrong. If, however, you thought the answer would something more like the following -
Rape is simply sex (I am talking about 'husband-rape' here, for those who deliberately seek to misunderstand me). Women enjoy sex, so this type of 'rape' cannot be such a terrible physical ordeal. To suggest that rape, when conducted without violence, is a serious crime is like suggesting that force feeding a woman chocolate cake is a heinous offence. A woman would be more inconvenienced by having her handbag snatched ... Again, for those who are seeking to cause trouble by deliberately misunderstanding me: yes, violent rape by a stranger in the street is a terrible crime, but I am not talking about that -- I am talking about 'husband-rape'.
You'd be right.
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