Dear son, don’t let Robin Thicke be a lesson to you

What he said.

The Matt Walsh Blog

***Update, August 1: In response to the thousands of people who, after reading this entire post, decided to harp on one single phrase (“I’m no feminist”), I wrote this. If you want to know how I can say all the things I say here, yet still reject “feminism,” click the link and I’ll explain. Otherwise, carry on. Thanks for stopping by.

Our country dangles on the precipice of starting a third World War. We are on the verge of a completely unnecessary conflict where the United States will fight along side Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood. This, in another day and age, might earn the crown as the Most Controversial Story of the Week. But we’re in the year 2013, and this is America, so a young pop star’s dance moves on an MTV awards show have predictably overshadowed the prospect of global chaos and bloodshed. I wrote…

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Comments

  1. I’m a little late with this, but I loved Matt Walsh’s blog. I agree with him completely. Thanks for posting that.

  2. You know, I even like Robin Thicke. I think he writes catchy tunes with a cool dance beat. Very Robert Palmer. And coming from the generation of Bow Wow Wow and songs like “I Touch Myself” and “Darling Nikki,” I am no prude. But Miley just looks so desperate and sad in that VMA performance. I did really wish someone would have thrown a coat over her and said, “GIrlfriend, there are better ways to reinvent yourself. Also, those shoes are so wrong for this dance.”

    Anyway, when I saw this great blog from Matt Walsh, I had to repost it here. He’s so right – we’re all moaning and groaning about Miley. But what about Thicke and all the mostly male producers and network executives who thought this train wreck made sense?

    Thanks, Matt Walsh, for the reminder that a woman can’t be objectified without a lot of “help.”

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