Thursday, March 5, 2009

Pop Quiz: Banning Barbie Edition

Meet Jeff Eldridge, a West Virginia state legislator...

Jeff has introduced a bill to ban sales of the Barbie doll in his state, because Barbie might "promote or influence girls to place an undue importance on physical beauty to the detriment of their intellectual and emotional development." Jeff Eldridge is:

A) A Democrat.

B) A Republican.

C) A big-hearted lunkhead who cares.

D) More politically astute than California State Senator Abel Maldonado.

E) Someone who has never seen a Bratz doll in his life.

(Hint: Only one answer is incorrect.)