By KATE LEAVER
Sometimes, all it takes is an eloquent American girl in a beanie and seven perfect tweets to make a complex issue, simple.
Here’s New Yorker web editor Caitlin Kelly just casually demonstrating everything that’s wrong with the way we speak about rape. Let’s call this series of tweets, “If Everyone Spoke About Theft The Way We Speak About Rape”.
Or, alternative title: “Dear Everyone Who Has Ever Doubted, Denied, or Misunderstood Victim-Blaming, Read This F*cking Thing.”
Here’s a pretend conversation between someone who has had their wallet stolen, and the victim-blamer.