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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Brazen P*ssy

Brazen Pussy                  h/t TheDC
Related Link » Judge Sends Woman To Jail For Crude T-Shirt
“Associate Judge Helen Rozenberg held Jennifer LaPenta, who was attending a hearing in a friend's case, in contempt of court for wearing a T-shirt that read: "I have the p*ssy, so I make the rules." […] "They should be out looking for people who are breaking the law, not arresting someone wearing a T-shirt," said LaPenta, 19. […] The judge told LaPenta to come forward upon seeing the T-shirt. LaPenta told the Chicago Tribune she offered to take the T-shirt off, but Judge Rozenberg refused, and ordered LaPenta jailed for 48 hours for contempt of court.” — CBS Broadcasting Inc., May 6, 2010
I think there is a lot to be learned from this incident, just the latest in a seemingly relentless breakdown of civilized behavior in our society. First, consider this young woman's defensive remark: "They should be out looking for people who are breaking the law, not arresting someone wearing a T-shirt". The "they" refers to Judge Rozenberg. Aside from the grammatical error in pronoun number, it most definitely is not a judge's role to "be out looking for people who are breaking the law". A judge is the presiding officer in her courtroom, and it is most definitely her role to judge the behavior of anyone who is present there. Moreover, Ms. LaPenta was not arrested for "wearing a T-shirt", but for the crude remark printed on it, which the judge deemed to be contemptible in her courtroom. Furthermore, Ms. LaPenta's brazen offer to remove her shirt, thereby exposing her undergarments, if any, compounded her offence.

Second, consider what are the implications for our society's state of morality that a young woman thinks nothing of flaunting in public a crude reference to her vagina. A mere 50 years ago, such references were virtually the exclusive provenance of snickering boys and older males in locker rooms. Post puberty males have always thought, and continue to think, about pussy 24/7. It is, for most intents and purposes, all they ever think about. But, and I think this is crucial, the erotic rewards are greatly diminished when the thoughts are brought forth into the light of day. Overt crudity taints eroticism with scatological associations.

What is so wonderful about the now complete obsolescence of what used to be known as lady-like behavior? How exactly have girls and women advanced their lot in life by even exceeding "manly" crudity in their own behavior? What do we as a society gain when a well-known female personality, in reference to a famous case of sexual abomination perpetrated by an adult male against an adolescent girl, opines on national television that at least his criminal act wasn't "rape rape"?

As the grandfather of 3 young granddaughters, I am saddened to think what they and all other girls have lost by the lamentable breakdown of decency through all manner of sloppy and misguided thinking, presumably in the furtherance of women's right to be as crude in public as men are reputed to be in locker rooms.

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