September 14, 2008

Sarah Palin and Barbie

Suzi Parker at Alternet offered an explanation for the supposed increase in support among women for Sarah Palin.

“Sarah, as she’s called by her female fans, is a 21st century walking, talking, breathing brunette Barbie. Women long to be her friend and have her as a confidante — the very role Barbie played during childhood. Naturally, women won’t admit that Sarah is like Barbie because to do so seems unsupportively shallow and well, sexist, toward the first woman on a Republican presidential ticket.”

Read the full article here.

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  1. Gag! I knew I hated barbie. What’s really interesting to me is that Palin is actually doing better with men than women according to the polls…guess it’s all those guys who liked Barbie…for other reasons I’m sure….

    Comment by culturevixen — September 16, 2008 @ 9:39 pm

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