Thursday, September 24, 2009

Blaming the victim

Some tramp appeared in a holy, haredi neighborhood, recently, in an outfit that failed to meet the latest definition of "modest," so of course, the good, God-fearing residents let her have it, just the Ribono Shel Olam would have wanted, or as YWN put it in their typically fair, and unbiased headline:

Immodest Attire Prompts Attack Against A Woman

All snark aside, haredi hooliganism is not prompted by "immodest attire", but by twisted, warped ideas about the nature of women, the contents of the tradition, and the demands of our law.


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