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Andrea Tantaros tells feminists: Rape accusers should be able to handle liquor like ‘the boys’

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Fox News host Andrea Tantaros suggested on Monday that feminists were sexist for claiming fraternities were taking advantage of women who “can’t handle their liquor.”

After the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism released a scathing report detailing how Rolling Stone failed to fact check a story about rape culture on college campuses, the hosts of Outnumbered lamented that fraternity members had been maligned during the process.

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“Why is so difficult to defend the boys?” Tantaros wondered. “We have to examine not just how we are treating the victims, but the people who are being accused — or falsely accused. We should take that just as seriously as we do rape in the first place.”

Tantaros likened the botched Rolling Stone story to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (R-NV) 2008 speculation that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had not paid taxes for a number of years.

“Where is the accountability for somebody like Harry Reid?” she wondered

“He’s going to go down as one of the worst Majority Leaders in the history of our country,” Fox News contributor Scott Brown replied. “That’s the accountability.”

“Here’s the other lesson I think we’re overlooking,” Brown added. “When you’re at a party and things are getting a little crazy, it’s time to leave. As a student — we as parents, tell our kids — I remember, both my daughters, ‘Hey, use your brain, something’s going crazy. You’ve got to get out of that situation.’ We, as parents, have an affirmative obligation — I keep saying that — to tell our kids, listen, when you see something wrong, number one, say something. And number two, if you don’t want to be brought in, you got to get out of that situation.”

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“And to protect your scholarship,” he continued. “There are so many times that my daughter, Ayla, left parties, left situations where there was drinking, there was problems. She got out of there and said, ‘Listen, I’m not going to lose my scholarship just because of, you know, something stupid.'”

Tantaros argued that it was “very sexist to assume — and this is what the women’s groups do — that women can’t handle their liquor.”

“I mean, one hand, they are saying equality for women, you need to treat women and men the same,” she opined. “But then, they’re saying we need special rules and regulations for women. We need special class treatment because women can’t handle their liquor. And it’s the boys that can handle their liquor, and it’s the boys that are the ones that are the accusers. I mean, I think that’s pretty sexist.”

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Watch the video below from Fox News’ Outnumbered, broadcast April 6, 2015.

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