Slacktivist and robbery victim Wilson: “I suppose that, by just leaving my purse on the seat where anyone could see it, I was somehow asking for it to get stolen, is that it? What nonsense. Classic victim-blaming. I could be driving a Ferrari with the top down, park it on a dark street next to a crackhouse, place an iPhone 7 with a diamond-encrusted case on the front seat, and leave it there, unattended, all night. It’s still not my fault if something bad happens.”

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Slacktivist protests police guidelines on theft prevention

Sloth-shaming?

According to the above flyer issued by the Chula Vista Police Department, “San Diego County’s top crimes are vehicle theft and vehicle burglary.” In Samantha Wilson’s estimation, that means “it’s safe to say that there’s ...

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