Why Recruiting A Rape Survivor For A Political Ad Makes Me Uncomfortable

On Monday, the news that the Obama campaign was supposedly actively recruiting a rape victim to appear in a campaign spot left me feeling vaguely disturbed » 10/01/08 2:20pm 10/01/08 2:20pm, and I said so. Other women, like , and (as well as some of you) disagreed. And, that's fine. But I think it deserves to be a conversation. As the victim of…