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Fat Barbie and Other
Liberal Toy Oddities

American Thinker, by Jeannie DeAngelis

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Posted By:magnante, 12/31/2013 10:02:35 AM

From time immemorial, almost every little girl goes through a Barbie stage. That´s when happiness is measured by how many oddly-shaped dolls one can stuff into a big pink case. (snip) Don´t we have enough reality in the disturbing world we live in right now? Isn´t imaginary Barbie land a childhood pastime that is with us for only a very short time in our lives? If a little girl is even paying attention, which is doubtful, and if she´s a little overweight, is a Barbie with cellulite going to make her feel better about herself? And if a Barbie comes in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JudithC, 12/31/2013 10:08:42 AM     (No. 9674027)

Hey...wait a minute. Let´s be REALLY fair and add a Barbie with a really fat butt, legs bowed above the knees, a jaw that´s longer than the island of Manhattan, and one google eye. This will be the First Sasquatch Barbie clone made to emulate the miserable woman camped in the White House determining who´s fat, who isn´t, who needs trans fats, who doesn´t and why kids in elementary schools should clamor for kale instead of a Big Mac at the age of five.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: southron, 12/31/2013 10:12:59 AM     (No. 9674035)

What about cross-dressers or transgendered people - where is their doll?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 12/31/2013 10:25:15 AM     (No. 9674050)

this may be one of the funniest pieces I´ve read in a spell. It appeals to my finely honed sense of the absurd.

Strangest ever is that there really is a group campaigning for this. When my girls were little, no one had any Barbie ´´issues´´ except me. I hated the damn shoes. First of all, the wee fingers had such a lot of trouble getting them to stay on the bent Barbie feet. Secondly, when they came off I invariably stepped on them - barefoot. OUCH. SHEET...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 12/31/2013 11:09:45 AM     (No. 9674129)

There is no longer any doubt. The science is settled and the deniers have been marginalized.

Yes, there is no doubt about it... there are many people who simply do not have enough to do and boredom leads to meddling.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zzzghy, 12/31/2013 11:19:20 AM     (No. 9674142)

Whatever happened to Ken?

The joke was that he ran away with GI Joe, but I refuse to believe it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dcbroome, 12/31/2013 11:39:50 AM     (No. 9674170)

I thought Libs hated fat people. Why would they make a doll that endorses it?


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Reply 7 - Posted by: mc squared, 12/31/2013 11:50:07 AM     (No. 9674194)

BIAPS: Barbie in a pants suit.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KingBubo, 12/31/2013 11:58:02 AM     (No. 9674205)

So Mattell sells more dolls.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 12/31/2013 12:04:56 PM     (No. 9674210)

Dolls are generally fantasy. The girl dolls are beautiful princesses. The boy dolls are tough GI Joe types of characters. Kids are attracted to attractive thing, as is human nature. The way the doll looks, and the way the kid playing with the doll looks, have nothing in common at all.

Who fantasizes about fat people? And, yes, I am pretty chubby in case you are wondering.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 12/31/2013 12:42:47 PM     (No. 9674270)

If Mattel makes this alternative Barbie, and no-one will buy it...


Will the Federal Government mandate that everyone buy them, upon pain of penalty, and call it a tax?


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Reply 11 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 12/31/2013 1:38:38 PM     (No. 9674343)

Seems to me a kid who´s sensitive about her weight is going to feel mocked if she gets a fat Barbie. Barbie´s a doll, not a real person. Duh.

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