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US porn actress to run for senate

  1. Feb 9, 2009 #1
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  3. Feb 10, 2009 #2
    Well my state has its Governator and Minnesota has its Jesse "The Body Politique" Ventura.
     
  4. Feb 10, 2009 #3
    Is her platform going to be about more transparency?
     
  5. Feb 11, 2009 #4
    She knows how to screw the public for money.

    She's as qualified as any congress person in that regard.
     
  6. Feb 11, 2009 #5

    BobG

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    Being an actor or actress doesn't mean political success:

    http://www.america.gov/st/washfile-english/2007/November/20071105201635ndyblehs0.4566614.html
    I'm pretty sure actors and actresses in porn films aren't even required to memorize their scripts - they use cue cards.
     
  7. Feb 11, 2009 #6

    arildno

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    Why shouldn't a porn actress be allowed to participate as a candidate?

    Has she done anything criminal, or morally wrong in her life?
     
  8. Feb 11, 2009 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    :rofl: Talk about a loaded question!

    Is it moral to be a paid slut? Depends on who you ask.
     
  9. Feb 11, 2009 #8

    BobG

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    This is probably going to require some careful research.
     
  10. Feb 11, 2009 #9

    arildno

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    It is not incompatible with morality, no.
    Those who are deluded upon what constitutes morality might well say something different.
     
  11. Feb 11, 2009 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    Moral
    adjective: concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles ("Moral sense")

    So your notion of "moral" behavior is definitive, and anyone who disagrees is wrong. Got it.

    Sounds like religion to me.
     
  12. Feb 11, 2009 #11
    Relax mate and try to see the humour here. Not a single comment was made about the individual's ability/inability to be a leader or politician. Neither were any comments made about whether or not porn actresses (or actors for that matter) should or shouldn't participate in politics.

    Every stereotype has an aspect or two that can be seen as humorous when encountered under certain conditions and this is such a situation. It isn't always necessary to play the intellectual with justified or objective views of everything encountered in life. Sometimes it's also fun simply to be human and to crack a smile at something purely because the opportunity exists.
     
  13. Feb 11, 2009 #12

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    If Paris Hilton can run for President, ... isn't she a role model for this Draft Stormy movement?

    Given that Louisiana has elected such people as David Duke to public office, (ironically David Vitter succeeded Duke as a Louisiana state representative), I'd say Louisiana can and has done worse.
     
  14. Feb 11, 2009 #13

    arildno

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    As long as they are unable to come up with some valid arguments for their position, yes indeed.
    Nope.
     
  15. Feb 11, 2009 #14

    Gokul43201

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    Speaking of Vitter and irony, anyone hear about Vitter's big objection to the stimulus bill?

    Ans: It was about spending money on prevention of STDs!! =D
     
  16. Feb 11, 2009 #15

    LowlyPion

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    That would be because it promotes immoral behavior?

    I wonder if his wife shares his view in this regard?
     
  17. Feb 11, 2009 #16

    Art

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    It's been done before, Italy elected a porn actress, Anna Elena Staller, to parliament a few years back.
     
  18. Feb 11, 2009 #17

    russ_watters

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    Moral absolutism does not require religion, but regardless, in this case, logic-based moral absolutism would tend to agree that her morals are somewhat lax.

    ...not that that's necessarily an unusual thing to find in politicians...
     
  19. Feb 12, 2009 #18

    Gokul43201

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    Could you outline the logic for those of us who haven't seen or thought of it yet?
     
  20. Feb 13, 2009 #19

    arildno

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    I humbly protest:

    A lax vagina does not imply lax morals.
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2009
  21. Feb 13, 2009 #20
    There are a good amount of porn stars that are Mensans.

    Just sayin'.
     
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