You know what legislators are saying to women. You really shouldn’t miss out on what (mostly) women are telling them in return. If you haven’t already, check out the collections of Facebook posts and comments left for Virginia’s State Senator Ryan McDougle:
Hey, since you’re so interested in my health, I just wanted to let you know that I’ve been really horny lately because I’m ovulating. But don’t worry; I won’t engage in dangerous heterosexual sex that could result in a pregnancy. This is because I’m a really fat and hairy Lesbian and I plan on having sex with women for the rest of my life, the really butchy dykey kind. The current object of my affections, and central character in the majority of the sexual fantasies at the moment, is Alison Bechdel (pictured below). Thanks for showing me the light in regards to my own sexual health, in affirming that having sex with men in more trouble than it’s worth. The fact that women are sexier anyway, it just a happy coincidence.
Hey Governor Brownback, I was just wondering if you could help me decide what brand of tampons to buy. I have a heavy flow, and I’d like to avoid any embarrassing leaks. I’m sure you’re very busy and I’m sorry to bother you. It’s just that, as a woman, I just don’t feel comfortable making these important health decisions without input from a male politician. I’m sure you understand.
This has been going on for a few days now. Many of the contributions have been deleted, but more just keep going up. McDougle appears to have disabled posting on his wall, but he can’t keep them out of the comments. I’ve saved a few more for posterity. We have those continuing in the highly personal tradition:
We have those looking for help with their ethical dilemmas.
We have those trying to spread the love to the governor’s phone lines.
And we have those that just go for the throat.
I rather like those, myself.