Can A Rape Joke Be Funny (Redux)?

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The Sexist's Amanda Hess is almost as obsessed with rape joke humor as we are, so she's compiled a strong list of The Onion's hits and misses in the rape joke genre. [Washington City Paper]

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A rape joke can be funny if it's not mocking the victim. It's funny to mock the ass holes who say she was asking for it, as in the "raped environment just asking for it". That was funny.

Oh, and that picture is icky.