Wednesday, October 05, 2005

A radical notion

The Togolese government has authorized state-run schools to send adolescent girls home to their parents to get their
heads shaved. The theory here is that girls continually play with their hair, resulting in sub-par academic performance.
Next week, they will be sending teenage boys home to be castrated on the same principle. (No, just kidding...sexist dimwits.)

Here's the link to the news story:

And in honor of Twisty, may I just say I blame the patriarchy?

1 comment:

imfunnytoo said...

My first impulse is always to say "They're joking" when I read stories like the link above...but 1 second later my intellect kicks in and I know damn well it's just more of the same.