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Not All Feminists Are Ugly and Humorless

Posted on | August 24, 2011 | 26 Comments

There are exceptions that prove the rule, including members of the Ukrainian feminist group “Femen,” who staged a topless protest in front of the Saudi embassy in Kiev last month. How do you say “Not Safe for Work” in Ukrainian?

Even a sexist like me can appreciate the . . . um, key points of their argument. But I hesitate to encourage American feminists to emulate their example because, unlike the Ukrainians, the women’s movement in this country does not include anyone we’d like to see naked.

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26 Responses to “Not All Feminists Are Ugly and Humorless”

  1. Anonymous
    August 24th, 2011 @ 11:28 pm

    Thanks. That was very uplifting.

  2. McGehee
    August 25th, 2011 @ 12:01 am

    Well, there goes my Iron Law of Exposed Boobage, which holds that if they’re worth looking at, you won’t see them for free.

    Maybe it’s a consequence of all those years under Communism: “From each according to her ability, to each according to his need.”

  3. Mike
    August 25th, 2011 @ 12:01 am

    We had a women’s topless protest this past weekend in Asheville, NC

    And I missed it, dammit.

  4. Bob Belvedere
    August 25th, 2011 @ 12:03 am

    Yeah, but it did sag a bit in the middle.

  5. Anonymous
    August 25th, 2011 @ 12:07 am

    Maybe we can work out some sort of feminist exchange program, you know outreach.

  6. Chuck Coffer
    August 25th, 2011 @ 2:35 am

    I’m planning a “Going to Kroger with my Dick hanging out of my Zipper Day”  next week. It’s a serious protest. I’m protesting having been thrown out of Publix the week prior as I was protesting the injustices I’d suffered at the Piggly Wiggly the week before that.

    Sooner or later, this spaghetti is sticking to a wall…or a Wal Mart!

  7. Instapundit » Blog Archive » NSFW: The Ukraine Girls Really Knock Me Out. They leave the West behind….
    August 24th, 2011 @ 10:48 pm

    […] The Ukraine Girls Really Knock Me Out. They leave the West […]

  8. Casey Tompkins
    August 25th, 2011 @ 3:25 am

    What? No “Russian potato women” jokes? 😉 I’m not surprised. I knew a few Russian students when I returned to Miami  University a while back, and they were all lovely women in every sense of the word.

    To be honest, I rather enjoyed the clip, and not just because of the scenery. This is the sort of thing to drive the islamofascists wild, in more ways than one.

  9. Bob
    August 25th, 2011 @ 3:37 am

    To paraphrase George Carlin,  “Funny how most of the women who are FOR abortion, you wouldn’t want to F**K anyway!”

  10. Anonymous
    August 25th, 2011 @ 3:48 am

    Me to, drive the Islamists bat F*&K crazy, love it. 

  11. Chuck Coffer
    August 25th, 2011 @ 3:52 am

    Daughters and mothers. The objectification of women is pretty generic these days, but that doesn’t make it any less coarse.  It’s gross.  It’s cheap. It’s sub-human.

    Proof of the objectification of women is that no one is willing to join my “Dick Hanging Out of Zipper” protest because they know they’ll be tackled and beat to shit about 4 seconds from the get.  Women with their tits on parade, though, are a show.  Even if someone steps in, it will be another show amidst the show. No one is gonna get kicked in the boob. Just empty drama.

    It’s a perfectly good  double-standard turned on itself. The victim is a girl. Feminists hate girls. They love wymyn, though.

  12. Chuck Coffer
    August 25th, 2011 @ 3:59 am

    By the by: The hanging of the ass out the car window is the traditional manner of dropping a deuce on a Ukraine road trip.  Most passersby seeing the girl doing it with her panties still on would probably be grossed out at the thought of someone doing it all wrong.


  13. Haiku_John
    August 25th, 2011 @ 4:15 am

    I know Ukraine girl
    really knock me out.

  14. Roxeanne de Luca
    August 25th, 2011 @ 4:30 am

    One of the many ways in which Islamofascist men show themselves to be messed up in the head: they don’t want to see women’s breasts.  So much so that they pass laws against it.

    I’m sure that American men – conservative, liberal, pro-woman, chauvanistic – would happily pass a law allowing women to go topless, provided that women just had to pass some sort of qualifying exam prior to taking off their tops, sort of like a driver’s test.

  15. nicholas
    August 25th, 2011 @ 4:47 am

    That’s an excellent suggestion, Roxe.  I’ll have to have a summit meeting with Bongo Bob and get back to you on that one.

  16. Slut Walks; It Was Done Before, and Done Better. (PARTIAL NUDITY) « sitting on the edge of the sandbox, biting my tongue
    August 25th, 2011 @ 1:09 am

    […] The Other McCain has the scoop on Femen protesting treatment of women in Saudi Arabia.  I would sit on this post for another half a year, had he not beaten me to it.  Oh well, I’ll be back tomorrow with the second half of the Femen special. Like this:LikeBe the first to like this post. Leave a Comment […]

  17. Teragrinch
    August 25th, 2011 @ 11:09 am

    Here ya go Mike: AsheVille Boob Rally Downtown: “Given my proximity to Asheville, attending the boob rally that took place yesterday would have been easy. But then again, given my proximity to Asheville, I know enough about the local boobs that were on display that staying away turned out to not be such a bad move.”

  18. Victor Factor
    August 25th, 2011 @ 11:10 am

    They’re chanting “cars for women, camels for men.” Heh.

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    August 25th, 2011 @ 8:20 am

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    August 25th, 2011 @ 8:46 am

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  21. Doug Hagin
    August 25th, 2011 @ 2:33 pm

    Solution? We IMPORT hot Russian feminists, and export the current members of NOW!

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    August 25th, 2011 @ 11:30 am

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  23. submandave
    August 25th, 2011 @ 3:42 pm

    Odd.  I whould have thought the Piggly Wiggly would have been the perfect venue.  Unless, of course, you experienced untimely turgidity.

  24. locomotivebreath1901
    August 25th, 2011 @ 5:51 pm

    Uh, let’s review: young women bare their breasts to affect a change from a repressive male dominated society, and if their demands are met, they’ll stop protesting and put their clothes back on.

    Let me know how that works out for you ladies…

  25. Anonymous
    August 26th, 2011 @ 7:47 am

    The T&A Party?

  26. Femen v. Slut Walks, Part II (PARTIAL NUDITY) « sitting on the edge of the sandbox, biting my tongue
    August 29th, 2011 @ 3:01 pm

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