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Brooklyn Broads Keeping Fingers, Legs Crossed For Obama Victory

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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Jezebel reports on some artsy, politically minded womenfolk from Brooklyn, New York, who, in a show of support for Barack Obama, have chosen to update an "iconic 1960s anti-war poster featuring Joan Baez that said 'Girls say yes to boys who say no.' The new (pro-Obama) poster reads 'Girls say yes to men who say Obama.'"

Controversy has ensued! Salon's Rebecca Traister, who spends more time being offended by 8 a.m. than you do all day, is offended! She says that "the idea of any kind of political action being taken to impress the opposite sex—or that guys would only vote a certain way if a woman promised sex at the end (that's also totally the only way you get them to pay for dinner, incidentally)—sort of makes me want to drown myself."

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We can sort of see her point. One shudders to imagine how she might have reacted to the group's original call to action:



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