06/18/2013 02:20 pm ET | Updated Aug 18, 2013

James Taranto, WSJ Writer: Military Sexual Assault Investigations Becoming A 'War On Men'


A Wall Street Journal columnist drew some heat on Tuesday for declaring that recent investigations into sexual assault in the military were nothing more than a "war on men."

Activists and members of Congress have fought a highly publicized campaign in recent months to curb the astounding levels of rape and assault in the military. The Journal's James Taranto, though, was apparently so disturbed by one investigation that he called the entire debate "a political campaign against sexual assault in the military that shows signs of becoming an effort to criminalize male sexuality."

These lines were met with quick anger:

(h/t TPM)


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