Saturday, July 13, 2013

Feminism: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Here's the ad:

Here's the reaction from packs of angry, hairy-legged harpies as reported at Der Spiegel:
Women's sports are often touted as a means of female empowerment, so a number of viewers who tuned in to the start of the Women's Euro 2013 soccer tournament on Thursday night were shocked to see an ad for the event that was steeped in gender stereotypes.

She juggles and then expertly kicks the ball right into an open washing machine from a decent distance. I was impressed. I was supposed to be outraged, if I'd had a scrap of sensitivity. Because, you know, Washing Machine. Washing Machine!


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