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Memekiller Donating Member (755 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 10:33 PM
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Hillary Nutcracker - mysogynist symbol or feminist icon?
http://www.examiner.com/x-1765-Underground-Community-Ex...

We dont think these things are negative, and critical for a woman, Carothers says. After all, you need to be pretty tough to have stainless steel thighs.

At first, he only got six negative emails. Women purchased the item but this was not something that men necessarily wanted. Women wanted it, he says. He claims, ironically, people would say if they were Hillary, theyd have one on their desk for every time a man walked in her office. Lots of people who supported Hillary bought them. They made a poster of the Hillary nutcracker at Texas Headquarters, he says.

All the controversy over the sexism came later. Since she lost, her supporters the traditional feminists, the Gloria Steinems of the world -- they act like Hillarys been an example of sexism. What they remember is the Hillary Nutcracker, he says. All of the sudden, the Hillary Nutcracker is the reason she lost the election.

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Veritas_et_Aequitas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-05-08 11:05 PM
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1. Capitalist.
Controversy moves product.
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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 07:09 AM
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2. Misogyny sells, even here on DU. nt
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Dr.Phool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 07:21 AM
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3. Stoopid Joke.
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-08 08:51 AM
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4. I agree with
"stoopid joke"


in fact, I have a catalog that sells a cork remover (the type for wine bottles) that looks like Bill Clinton. The corkscrew itself is rather interestingly placed on his...er....anatomy..if you get my drift...

I dunno...stupid or not, I think it's all pretty amusing

:7
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