Misogyny in the Tory Party: MP claims date rape just “disagreement between two lovers”

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Tory MP John Redwood has been in the news a lot recently, telling us all just how great a hard Brexit is going to be for us.

By “us”, Redwood is probably referring to his fellow Rothschild directors, who no doubt will find their substantial salaries a useful cushion against any fallout from a hard Brexit.

But in the light of the Tory and tabloid outrage about sexist language used by two Labour MPs recently, it should probably be pointed out that Redwood once argued on his blog that ‘date rape’ should not be criminalised in the same way as ‘stranger rape’, because it is just a “disagreement between two lovers”:

Awaiting heartfelt condemnation from his fellow Tories.

Don’t go holding your breath now …

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