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Column: Federal efforts may tip scales on campus rape




Well, I guess if you can’t solve issues such as immigration or tax reform or how to make the Affordable Care Act work like it was envisioned or resolve stagnant growth, you can at least take on the problems of sex on campus — the unwanted kind, of course, even though the chances of pulling that off may be slimmer than solving all the other problems we face.

The ultimate solution may be a federally administered forced saltpeter program aimed at all male students but especially those who won’t take no for an answer. Put it in their mashed potatoes. According to legend that’s what the Army did once upon a time.

But if that were more than myth, it seems not to be the case now given the growing number of sexual assault allegations among the current coeducational military.

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