‘Girls” creator Lena Dunham has made an ad for President Barack Obama, and it’s sending shockwaves through the right. “Appalled,” “pathetic” and “disgusted” were used by various pundits to describe the spot that likens young people’s first time voting for Obama to losing one’s virginity.
In the video, called “My First Time,” Dunham says, “You want to do it with a great guy. It should be with a guy with beautiful … somebody who really cares about and understands women.”
Lauren Thompson of the Media Research Center told Fox News, “As a woman, I am extremely offended. The Obama administration has devolved women to nothing more than a set of reproductive organs with needy government dependency.”
Thompson is dead wrong. Who among us wouldn’t prefer our fallopian tubes to hop a bus downtown to pick up our free government birth control pills? It’s actually our feet that have to do all the work. Not to mention the fact that it cuts into valuable out-of-wedlock sex time.
As for Dunham, she says she is “tickled” at the backlash. Trollop.
You look frightful
Apparently, celebrities are just like everyone else.
Some of them spend hours on elaborate costumes, while others rifle through their closets at the last minute to come up with something vaguely passable. There really is no excuse for the latter, especially when you can pay someone to take care of this for you.
How then do you explain the rinky-dink ensembles that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian came up with this year?
She was a mermaid in a bad blond wig, and he was a “captain” in a striped top and some rolled-up pants. (If he was going for the better half of “Tennille” he was spot-on, however.)
P Diddy was perhaps the most egregious of all, going as Prince but instead looking like a low-rent, purple James Brown. Scary. The most surprising costume came from J-WOWW, who dressed as an early 1980s nerd and revealed zero cleavage. Maybe there is hope for mankind after all.
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