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Breitbart Editor-In-Chief: ‘Rape Used to Mean Something,’ Now It’s Just Sex Women Regret

Currently, we are in the midst of what can only be described as a watershed moment in which a number of powerful men in entertainment, media and politics have been accused of sexual harassment, assault and misconduct. Dozens of women have come forward to describe inappropriate sexual behavior that they’ve endured over the years at the hands of influential and prominent men.

During today’s broadcast of Breitbart News Daily, Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow complained that during this current period of examination over sexual behavior the definition of rape seems to have shifted. In his view, rape used to be about sexual violence, and lamented that it now appears to include a range of other actions.

“Rape used to have a narrow definition,” Marlow said. “Rape used to have a definition where it was — it was brutality, it was forced sexual attack and penetration. Now it’s become, really, any sex that the woman ends up regretting that she had.”

Marlow went on to say that we are now left “without a lot of clarity” before highlighting that he was worried about being taken out of context.

“And so now the left has made it so that women who are, maybe are — I don’t want to paint a scenario because the freaks at Media Matters are listening and they want to take me out of context, so I’m not going to give specific scenarios — but you guys can do this in your own mind, where rape used to mean something,” he said.

Marlow continued, “We used to all knew what it meant. And then now we don’t know what it means. And then we don’t know what’s credible and what’s not. And now everyone is going to come forward.”

Breitbart has taken heat recently for coming to the defense of Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore in the wake of allegations he initiated sexual contact with a 14-year-old when he was 32 and engaged in sexual misconduct with several other women. Breitbart chief Steve Bannon — the ex-White House strategist and staunch Moore supporter — has dispatched staffers and launched a campaign in an effort to discredit Moore’s accusers.

Listen to the clip above, via Media Matters.

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