New Delhi or Steubenville: Which One Is More Third World?

A few months ago my heart broke as I learned that the victim of the bus rape in Delhi had died. Like many Americans I was outraged. We used words like despicable, abhorrent, and uncivilized. I read a post that lamented "animals would behave better." Fast forward to this week. Two teens are found guilty of raping a 16 year old girl, taking photos and video of the act, and sharing them publicly. SIXTEEN. This girl may not even be old enough to drive and yet we (civilized and all) are subtly (and not so subtly) blaming her for being so drunk she did not recall the incident. A picture is … [Read more...]