Friday, December 14, 2012

Orange County is the Missouri of California

Todd Akin isn't the only asshole who thinks he knows things about womens' bodies and "legitimate rape."

Calif. judge says victims' body can prevent rape

"I'm not a gynecologist, but I can tell you something: If someone doesn't want to have sexual intercourse, the body shuts down. The body will not permit that to happen unless a lot of damage is inflicted, and we heard nothing about that in this case," Johnson said. 

Not a gynecologist. Or a halfway-decent human being, apparently.

I wonder if there's any way he could make this worse?

That tells me that the victim in this case, although she wasn't necessarily willing, she didn't put up a fight. And to treat this case like the rape cases that we all hear about is an insult to victims of rape. I think it's an insult. I think it trivializes a rape.

So, if the rapist holds a gun on his victim so that she has to not fight back in order to survive, that doesn't count?

Is that what happened in this case?

Johnson made the comments in the case of a man who threatened to mutilate the face and genitals of his ex-girlfriend with a heated screwdriver, beat her with a metal baton and made other violent threats before committing rape, forced oral copulation, and other crimes.

So, I assume that this horrible disgusting person has been removed from the bench? Disbarred? Tarred and feathered?

 The California Commission on Judicial Performance voted 10-0 to impose a public admonishment Thursday, saying Superior Court Judge Derek Johnson's comments were inappropriate and a breach of judicial ethics.

Oh, God Damn It! Seriously? An admonishment?
 Is it maybe that he made these disgusting comments but then threw the book at the rapist anyway? Please be that.

Johnson said he believed the prosecutor's request of a 16-year sentence was not authorized by law. Johnson sentenced the rapist to six years instead, saying that's what the case was "worth."

I give up.

Idiotic Quote of the Day (non-school-shooting-related)

Because I don't want to think about guns and kids getting killed anymore, a reminder that Steve King (R-Idiculous) is still the looniest idiot in Congress (Sorry, Ms Bachmann)

“I believe that it’s a lot bigger than Watergate, and if you link Watergate and Iran-Contra together and multiply it times maybe 10 or so, you’re going to get in the zone where Benghazi is,” Mr. King said. “I don’t think the public has any idea, and I tell you, I don’t either, of the chronology of the events — what took place, and who was where doing what and why. And all the way down through — we still haven’t seen an autopsy report on the ambassador yet. Simple questions that you would ask in the first 24 hours have not been asked yet.”

I don't have any idea what happened, but I know that it is 10 times worse than Watergate multiplied by Iran-Contra. Wow! Just stunning. Just let that sink in for a moment. Can you imagine a stupider thing anyone could possibly say on any subject?