1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

hmmmmm

Reader comment on item: Affirmative Action in Beauty Contests?

Submitted by John W McGinley (United States), May 17, 2010 at 09:48

Thanks for the pictures at least. Politics and Beauty pageants. A rather old story. New wrinkes here, of course. But not earth shattering news. What remains disturbing is the proclivity of some Islamists to introduce an element of involving the threat of violence. Islam, relatively speaking, is a young relgion compared to Judaism and Christianity. There are sorry episodes in those two religions -- different times, different places -- which are not unanalogous to what goes on relative to Islam today in these kinds of matters. (e.g., the test of the Tsota)

I will say, however, that a number of the pictures posted exhibited a charming and endearing modesty in these matters. The feminine mystique cannot obtain without modesty. I can't lose any Feminist friends on this issue because my sense of it is that I have none.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to hmmmmm by John W McGinley

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)