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February 12, 2013

Media Consistently Awards Free Passes to High-Status Men Who Abuse Women

Why, you'd almost think they were putting Status ahead of Principle or somethihg.

What do you call a low-income man who smashes a woman with a baseball bat and hospitalizes her? Felon.

What do you call a high-profile, high-income man who does the same? Oscar Darling Sean Penn.

Gossip outlets in recent months have speculated about the possibility of another celebrity reunion—Sean Penn and Madonna. Most of the coverage, interestingly enough, has glossed over Penn’s violent, abusive behavior while the “Poison Penns” were married. Once, Madonna was hospitalized after Penn struck her with a baseball bat. He was charged with domestic assault in 1988 and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. The two divorced a year later.

Afflict the comfortable? Ha-ha. The media is a bunch of celebrity-worshipping Tweener girls. Why, it's almost like they're edgy, counter-cultural SNL writers or something.

Headline Fixed: I blew the whole point-- the media awards free passes to high-status men who abuse women. Not all men.

Men they hope to meet a Conde Nast party.


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