CYNIC, n. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. Hence the custom among the Scythians of plucking out a cynic's eyes to improve his vision.
The fact that your response is, "not me mate, don't lump me in there", instead of the outrage declared by other posters is indeed weird. Your statement betrays a pride in being American at the same time as acknowledging that things like this happen in America.
bearwife: it is very widely acknowledged that there is a huge overlap between prostitution and a prior history of sexual abuse victimization. […] Can there be any greater irony than using a law aimed at identifying sexual predators to stigmatize and prosecute a population of former and current sexual assault victims?
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