Why is it that so many members of the Republican Party seem to think that rape is no big deal when it happens to a woman? Is it because they truly are that freaking ignorant, or might it be a case of willful ignorance?
The latest GOP member to open his mouth and step on his dick is named Pete Nielsen, and he just so happens to be a state Representative in Idaho, though I’m pretty sure this asshat is a whole lot dumber than an Idaho potato.
On Thursday, during a legislative hearing on whether or not abortion providers should be required to provide a list of facilities to patients making them aware of clinics that offer free ultrasounds, Nielsen really showed himself. There is no exception for rape or incest in the ultrasound bill, but that’s no big deal, Nielsen maintained:
“Now, I’m of the understanding that in many cases of rape it does not involve any pregnancy because of the trauma of the incident. That may be true with incest a little bit.”
You are of the understanding? No, you actually understand nothing, you incredibly ignorant and disgusting fartcloud of rancid intestinal gas!
When advocates for women’s health attempted to set Nielsen straight on just how wrong he was, he refused to back down, commenting:
“That’s information that I’ve had through the years. Whether it’s totally accurate or not, I don’t know. In a rape situation, there’s a lot of trauma.”
Nielsen even tried to pass himself off as an expert on the topic, because:
“I read a lot of information. I have read it several times,. Being a father of five girls, I’ve explored this a lot.”
So this monumental douche-nozzle of a human being is the father of five daughters? Well, they must be so proud of their daddy, huh?
This article was originally published by the same author at LiberalAmerica.org