Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Why can't you just keep it in your pants?
OK, I *hate it* that a Democrat has gotten caught up in a sex scandal...because despite evidence to the contrary (including evidence that has forced several Republicans to resign), Republicans are, of course, piping up and playing pious...
And a disclaimer: I think prostitution should be legal. Only because it would create a safer environment for the men and women (mostly women) who are in the sad (in my view) position of selling themselves for money. No moral judgment on my part.
I also know that some people are uptight about sex, and many marriages/partnerships/relationships suffer from this.
A tip for the uninitiated: Don't run for public office on an anti-corruption platform and gloat about busting a prostitution ring when you're paying $5,500 an hour for a call girl.
And is it just me, or are the rest of you just sick of the wives being hauled out to press conferences to stand by the asinine guys who were dumb enough to get caught with their dicks where they should not have been? Then these asshats "apologize" to their families and most of the women (including the wife of the mayor of Detroit, who got ensnared by sending some 14,000 text messages on public phones to his mistress) say, "Oh, I stand by my husband."
No, you are letting your husband publicly walk over and humiliate you. That's why it puzzles me that people see Hillary Clinton as a great big feminist.
Yeah. Not my business, but you know what? I sort of feel like it makes the rest of us look like inane Tammy Wynettes who are fulfilling the 1950's stereotype, standing by our men.
No one I know would do that. I mean, hello! And in the case of this gov's wife, here she is sending a message to her three teenage daughters that this behavior is OK in a relationship.
I asked my husband last night, "How the hell do you think he explained the situation and then got her to go to that press conference?"
His reply: "I imagine he told her what was up, then she got out a pair of scissors, and he'll never get them back."