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Ask Angry

I would expect someone from [law school] to be more educated, careful, respectful and circumspect. I’m not sure why I would expect that, but I’ll adjust. Ask Amy hasn’t used her column to address the giant raging shitstorm* she created with a November answer about “date” rape, but she did take the time to e-mail […]

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Don’t Ask Amy

There is a lot of bad advice in this column, but this—this is destructive, dangerous, and negligent. Amy takes a rape victim who is incapable of admitting that she was a rape victim, and suggests that she dial up her rapist in order to “determine what happened.” He raped her after taking her into a […]

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Strictly for my advice columnists

Dan Savage has the reputation for being the wild and crazy advice columnist. Porn! Human pets! Earlobe penetration! But – call me desensitized to the decline of Western Civilization if you must – some days it strikes me, bad words and bodily fluids aside, as an utterly sensible, conservative column about a somewhat narrow range […]