tv host facepalms after saudi historian says rape is ‘not a big deal’ for women drivers

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“If a woman drives from one city to another and her car breaks down, what will become of her?” he asked.

“Well, women drive in America, in Europe, and in the Arab world,” the host noted.

“They don’t care if they are raped on the roadside, but we do,” Al-Saadoon insisted.

“Hold on,” the host interrupted. “Who told you they don’t care about getting raped on the roadside?”

“It’s not a big deal for them beyond the damage to their morale,” Al-Saadoon opined. “In our case, however, the problem is of a social and religious nature.”

Facepalm is right. How can we expect to move forward on eliminating rape culture when people who speak to wide audiences clearly have no clue?

 

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