February 11, 2014 4:34 pm -

James Taranto argues that if, during rape, both parties are intoxicated, “both are technically guilty of assaulting each other.” To justify his position he quotes a conservative group called FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education).

In practice it means that women, but not men, are absolved of responsibility by virtue of having consumed alcohol.

That is self-evidently unjust, yet it turns out to be a matter of high principle for many feminists.

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.