Phyllis Schlafly is, predictably, throwing a tantrum about the Pentagon’s decision to allow women to serve in combat roles. Among other things, she claims that putting women into more military assignments will cause rape to skyrocket and that “feminist ideology” will wrongly blame the men who commit those rapes:
Military women are already complaining about increased sexual assaults, and of course those problems will skyrocket. Only men will be deemed at fault because it is feminist ideology that men are innately batterers and women are victims.
Uh, who the hell could possibly be at fault in a rape other than the rapist? Seriously, how twisted does someone’s mind have to be to blame anyone but the rapist?
Of course, Panetta doesn’t want to be grilled about his order. It’s lacking in common sense and it is toadying to the feminist officers who yearn to be 3- and 4-star generals based on the feminist dogma of gender interchangeability and on their desire to force men into situations to be commanded by feminists.
Yeah, men being commanded by feminists is a huge problem in the military. How else to explain the thousands of soldiers forced by drill instructors to read Bella Abzug during boot camp?