Re: Ashcroft Antics

From: Charlie Stross (
Date: Thu Jan 31 2002 - 02:47:15 MST

On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 09:53:12PM -0500, Mike Lorrey wrote:
> Considering that feminists are the most anti-porn group in the country,
> puritanism is not exclusive of the conservatives.

Depends which feminists you talk to. Feminists against Censorship, for
example, take a rather fundamentalist line on pornography -- it's good,

> The ironic thing about
> that statue is that this is the same bare breasted statue in front of
> which former AG Ed Meese delivered his report on the impact of
> pornography in America back during the Reagan years.

That was the multimillion dollar enquiry into the eeeevils of porn that
determined that, er, actually there wasn't anything they could identify
and reliably blame on it, right?

-- Charlie

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