When interviewed by ANC News Channel, Comelec Chairman Bautista describe his emotion after he found out that his cabinets has been ransacked, the former compared it to men getting r@ped.
“I never knew a man could be a victim of rape. That’s how I felt when I found that my cabinets have been ransacked.”
Bautista: I never knew a man could be a victim of rape. That’s how I felt when I found that my cabinets have been ransacked.
— ABS-CBN News Channel (@ANCALERTS) August 7, 2017
Bautista’s statement has been met with ridicule on social media.
On Twitter, a netizen named Dee asks netizens to educate Bautista about what it feels like to be r@ped.
“Can someone educate Bautista: Male OFW in Saudi critical after being beaten up, raped by 4 men.”
Can someone educate Bautista: Male OFW in Saudi critical after being beaten up, raped by 4 menhttps://t.co/XtQyc9ZM0g
— Dee (@dee_md5sum) August 7, 2017
Meanwhile in Facebook, netizens have been more harsh towards the Comelec Chair.
Vey Kar wrote: “Hnlayo, p’re…. sobrang layo ng analogy…. tsaka pano ka magiging biktima kung ikaw yung nakahiga sa limpak-limpak na salapi? :-D”
Ma Yenne commented: “He’s in a panic mode! Wow!! He doesnt know na what to say!! Hahaha.. nagsalimo-ang na c Andy Bird!!”
Jett De Jesus asked: “raising the “R@PE VICTIM CARD” …whats next …?”
Jack Sotto remarked: “It wasn’t r@pe. She found proof of your wickedness.”
Dyowel Estocado Mangibin accused Bautista of playing the victim card. “Victim card ang hugot ni andres bautista!!. Lol”
Andre Navarro said: “Kinumpara ang babae sa kabinet.”
Jeane Adrian Formaran wrote: “iyak si bautista, mismong asawa ang nagbulgar, gahaman na sa bansa, gamahan pa sa pamilya.”