The left turns all 'three monkeys' about it.
What’s going on here? Why isn’t there a feminist feeding frenzy over
a topic with so many lurid details, so many juicy examples of society’s
violence and indifference to women?
There are two facts that explains their silence. The perpetrators were Pakistani Muslims. And the victims were white.
Which makes you wonder how many other girls are being raped and used as prostitutes that the Brit authorities are trying to hide before someone finds out. It would cause so much difficulty for the multicultural ideal, you know.
Remember these words:
Denis MacShane, MP for Rotherham from 1994 to 2012, actually admitted
to the BBC’s World At One that “there was a culture of not wanting to
rock the multicultural community boat, if I may put it like that.
Perhaps, yes, as a true Guardian reader and liberal Leftie, I suppose I didn’t want to raise that too hard.”
And what Tim Blair ran into:
My response, back in the day: “You’d think if there was one issue on
which a Western feminist might be moved to loud denunciation, it’d be
the genital mutilation of little girls. But no; this instead turns out
to be an issue (one of the few) about which the likes of Kim are
inclined to shut the hell up. In the rock-scissors-paper hierarchy of
the modern left, sensitivity to Islam trumps clitoral scissors every
That is the modern left in action.
Speaking of which, that 'One in five women will be sexually assaulted in college' line:
“The estimated 19% sexual assault rate among college women is based
on a survey at two large four-year universities, which might not
accurately reflect our nation’s colleges overall. In addition, the
survey had a large non-response rate, with the clear possibility that
those who had been victimized were more apt to have completed the
questionnaire, resulting in an inflated prevalence figure.”
Fox and Moran also point out that the study used an overly broad definition of sexual assault. Respondents were counted as sexual assault
victims if they had been subject to “attempted forced kissing” or
engaged in intimate encounters while intoxicated.
Defenders of the one-in-five figure will reply that the finding has been replicated by other studies. But these studies suffer from some or all of the same flaws. Campus sexual assault is a serious problem and will not be solved by statistical hijinks.
And if you point this stuff out and question their numbers, they accuse you of hating women, 'apologizing for rape culture' and other such idiocies. Because it's what they do.