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Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for March 15, 2012
Patient: But I don't want a trans-vaginal sonogram! Doctor: Sorry, Miss, you're first trimester... the male Republicans who run Texas require that all such abortion-seekers be examined with a 10" shaming wand. Patient: Will... will it hurt? Nurse: Well, it's not comfortable, honey... but Texas feels you should have thought of that. Doctor: By the authority vested in me by the GOP base, I thee rape.
So… when GT makes a crude joke, comparing a very uncomfortable medical procedure to rape, it’s okay?Would it be okay if, say… Rush Limbaugh made a similar joke?