‘Campus Rape is Really a Clumsy Hook-Up Melodrama’: Princeton Mom Wades in on UVA Sexual Assault Debate to Defend Accused Rapists

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I like the way this woman thinks! Only, give the girl a gun.

Princeton Mom Susan Patton has waded into the campus rape debate, saying sexual assault ‘really is a clumsy hook-up melodrama’.

Ms Patton, who sparked uproar earlier this year by saying young women should dedicate time at college to ‘finding a husband’, said rape victims should question how they had come to be in a situation where they could be attacked.

Saying rape could be a ‘learning experience’ for female students, Ms Patton’s remarks caused controversy again as she leapt to the defence of accused rapists.

Speaking to Carol Costello on CNN, Ms Patton said there was more than one type of rape.

She said: ‘We’re now talking about or identifying as rape what really is a clumsy hook-up melodrama or a fumbled attempt at a kiss or a caress. In many cases this is what it is.

‘It makes one wonder, why don’t you [rape victims] get up and leave? Why, as a woman, do you not tell a man who is making advances you’re not comfortable with, “Stop. Leave”.

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