Posted 4 years ago on April 13, 2012, 9:48 a.m. EST by OccNoVi
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Yes, indeed. Sex is driving headlines. There is a world outside of OQPi, the Murdoch-Wall Street shadow dictatorship, and May Day. It's a hoot.
First, there's Berlusconi. He is still paying out $150,000 here, $70,000 there as hush money for his prostitutes and their handlers. For example, Ruby the Heart Breaker:
Karima was a teen runaway when she got scheduled for pleasuring the then-Prime Minister of Italy. Berlusconi's statements will not be repeated by the recently Mittgeschlechtslos Romney:
-- 2011: "When asked if they would like to have sex with me, 30% of women said, 'Yes', while the other 70% replied, 'What, again?'"
-- 2009: denying that he pays for sex: "I never understood where the satisfaction is when you're missing the pleasure of conquest."
-- 2010, more conventionally: "It's better to like beautiful girls than to be gay."
The Berlusconi story is perking with traces on several million dollars paid to witnesses in the various criminal prosecutions. I advise following the story at The Guardian or Paris Match. Lovely pics.
Then there's London. Apparently our beloved Anglicans believe that bisexuality is preferable to homosexuality. Who knew? They would encourage gay men to discover their inner berlusconia, particularly the bit about how "It's better to like beautiful girls."
There's a poster.
Of course, mostly, this is silly. Of course, also silly, Boris just had to ban this poster from the autobuses. "Not gay. Ex-gay, Post-gay and Proud! GET OVER IT" is such a horrid attack on gays, don'tcha know.
That final string of all-caps gives it away, one might think. Trying for too much. I'll wait to read what Gore Vidal has to say about this little flap. There's a good half-dozen of his characters who could react to this poster mid-novel, not skipping a quarter note.
And finally, the O'Reilly. The Fox O'Reilly. THE FACTOR.
He can't fuck any more. Wife left him. She can fuck and enjoys it, so that marriage is not quite a doable arrangement.
Two houses. No arguments. Wife Maureen has a settled, Open Marriage arrangement that allows her to run her own life with minimal connections with The Factor.
September 10, 1949. May 11, 1966. That's a bit more than a 16 year age difference -- not a fatal problem -- but then The Factor forgot how to fuck. Maybe related to the harassment mentality. Or maybe too much lying over the years.
Good luck to them both. and why not? They can always go to Newt Gingrich if there's need for marriage counseling. Newt's the Fox News talking-head expert for everything related to marital congress.
Sex and politics. Like peanut butter 'n jelly for yucks.