Dopier Rape Comment: Todd Akin Or Brit MP Who Says Sex With Sleeping Woman Is Just "Bad Manners?"

This isn't even as dumb as what Congressman Todd Akin thinks about rape.
The Todd Akin "legitimate rape" saga wages on, but the Missouri Senate hopeful has some competition in the "dumbest rape comment" department.

Enter British MP George Galloway, who said -- amongst other idiotic bumblings -- over the weekend that having sex with a woman while she sleeps isn't rape, it's just "bad sexual etiquette."

He went further, noting that "not everybody needs to be asked prior to each insertion."

Akin, as we're sure you're aware, raised a stir with his belief that "From what I understand from doctors...if it's a legitimate rape the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing (pregnancy) down. But let's assume that maybe that didn't work, or something..."

Let's not "assume" anything -- as you know, women don't possess some magical power to wish away a pregnancy.

Both pols have come under fire from members of their own respective political parties -- several prominent Republicans have asked Akin to bow out of his race to unseat Senator Claire McCaskill. He's refused.

Both comments go beyond the realm of stupid -- but the burning question remains: which is stupider?

Cast your vote below.

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I'm going to give Galloway the benefit of the doubt and say that he was just deploying some of that classic British wit and irony that we don't understand over here in club-over-the-head America...


In the poll I am missing one option: James King  (for his dumb articles on this matter)


Simply because it is not "bad manners", it is gentlemans behaviour - and sometimes it can become a duty.  I had a girlfriend who loved to wake up in the morning with an orgasm. So in the morning I had to wake up before her and to fulfill her desires.  The problem was, that she hat to leave at 6 in the morning, that was a little bit too early for my taste.  At 5 in the morning sex can become a duty.

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