This is why old people need to be trained on how to use social media.
Yesterday, Phil McGraw tweeted out the since-deleted message, “If a girl is drunk, is it OK to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused.”
Yikes. In the best possible light, McGraw was likely trying to begin a discussion presumably for fodder on his show about consent. Unfortunately, a social forum where a response can only be 140 characters was just so not the way to go about that. The fact that the question itself promotes rape culture is pretty much the worst, so it’s no surprise that the Internet reaction was swift. (The trending topic #DrPhilQuestions had users asking other mocking queries.)
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