A self-described "master pickup artist" used Kickstarter to raise 800% of his target goal to publish a book that encourages men to aggressively dominate women — specifically without asking for permission — if they want to get laid. After widespread protest, Kickstarter called the project "abhorrent and inconsistent with our values as people and as an organization," but allowed the project to be funded, taking their 5% cut of the earnings. Here's the company's explanation.
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