Wisconsin Republicans are quickly disowning state Rep. Roger Rivard (R-Rice Lake), after he told a newspaper that "[s]ome girls rape easy."
Republican Senate candidate and former Gov. Tommy Thompson became the latest to join the chorus on Thursday, putting out a statement saying he was "offended" by what the state lawmaker said.
"As a husband, a father of two daughters and the grandfather of six beautiful granddaughters, I am offended by state Representative Rivard's indefensible remarks," Thompson said. "We must take instances of rape and sexual assault seriously and hold the perpetrators accountable to the utmost degree."