I simply do not know why the picture of the infantilized, feminine boy-child concerned about receiving his health care should bother me so but it does – on several levels.
Not long ago you would dress to go to the market, dress to go to school, dress to take a plane. Now pajamas are acceptable attire for all three.
So why should this bother me? Fads come and go, but this is far more troubling since the only people you ever caught a glimpse of without street clothes on were small children. Now the adults are passing for small children.
Pajama Boy’s real name is Ethan Krupp. Little Ethan is a self-described “liberal f*ck.” No one else had to describe him as such, he completed that task all by his wittle, bitty lonesome. He further goes on to say that he is someone who “combines political data and theory, extreme leftist views and sarcasm to win any argument while making the opponents feel terrible about themselves. I won every argument but one.”
In other words, in addition to being a “liberal f*ck” (with which I heartily agree), he also tends to be condescending and nasty.
Krupp graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison just last winter and should be eligible to remain dependent on the largesse of his Momma and Dada for a few more years to come. He is also an employee for “Organizing for America” and his parents are dedicated Obama supporters from Chicago.
He is somewhat of a “gender bender”– prompting a leftist writer to say “How could the sight of an earnest twenty-something in pajamas drive so many dashing specimens of unassailable masculinity to complete panic? ” And he’s also Jewish.
Of course that means you can’t criticize his image without being labeled homophobic or anti-Semitic. The creator of this little promotional campaign said he was convinced Krupp looked like “anyone’s son” – yours or mine. Gee, does that mean if President Obama had a son he could be Pajama Boy, or does only Trayvon Martin get that honor?