Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The "Rape Epidemic" Nonsense

The left has been pushing the idea that there's an epidemic of rape in the US, particularly on college campuses; it serves their class and gender warfare strategies.  And as the midterms grow nearer, the libs need to detract attention away from the real problems facing our country: the stagnant economy, high un/underemployment, a seemingly endless parade of scandals, the on-going disaster of Obamacare, and an utterly incoherent foreign policy.  Thus, the need to deflect and distract via a manufactured issue: the epidemic of rape.  Well, as Mark Perry explains in this tremendous post built around the graph below, it's mostly an outright fabrication (click to enlarge):