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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Revealed: Rumsfeld a Master of Sexual Humiliation


Scott Horton discusses the Penatgon's use of regulations against 'improper sexual misconduct' in order to smear people they don't like. (via Atrios)
When all the baseless suspicions against Yee were disproved, the Pentagon turned to its favored technique to punish him. He was accused of improper sexual conduct. In American society today, these words generally relate to conduct that is abusive – unauthorized sexual contact. Not in Donald Rumsfeld’s Pentagon: there they relate to consensual sexual relations between a man and a woman. The consistent factor is that one of the sexual partners has made it on to the Pentagon’s black list for one reason or another.

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