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  •  She is NOT trivializing rape.... (10+ / 0-)

    ....any more than someone saying, "I've been hit by a bus and survived, so I can handle a minor accident."

    Or "I've beaten cancer twice, so I'm not worried about the cosmetic surgery."

    No way does that trivialize getting hit by a bus or beating cancer. It trivializes the minor accident and the cosmetic surgery.

    Get it?

    •  Eh (1+ / 0-)
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      again, I don't think it trivializes it, but it must compare a political campaign to rape for your comparisons to be apt.

      I see what you did there.

      by GoGoGoEverton on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 06:36:11 AM PDT

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    •  A campaign is voluntary, rape is involuntary... (0+ / 0-)

      so no, I don't get it.  Rape should never be tolerated and comparing a voluntary act to an involuntary act is just wrong.  
      She has taken on a very big fight against organized rape in African countries and for that I have the utmost respect and admiration for her.  She will make a great Senator and I look forward to supporting her during her campaign as much as possible.

      The more you learn the less you know.

      by quiet in NC on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 07:13:07 AM PDT

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