In a world divided by conflict and difference, it's beautiful to see that people from different cultures, and countries across the world can share something in common: really fucked up ideas about rape.
In the United States, we can boast of Todd "legitimate rape" Akin and Richard "rape-pregnancies are intended by God" Murdock. But we shouldn't become too cocky about our own rape-related misogyny. Because there's some really impressive stuff going on in all parts of the world. Take for instance, Daming Sanusi, a candidate for the Indonesian Supreme Court. On Monday, during a parliamentary commission hearing to determine if he was a fit for the top court, he was asked whether the death penalty should be applied in cases of rape. His response?