June 1, 2009 / Sexism

Playboy: Now With More Misogyny!

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This is a slightly edited version of an essay originally published on the Jenn Q. Public blog. The author’s opinions are her own, not necessarily those of The New Agenda.

Author Guy Cimbalo identifies himself on the Playboy site as a former editor of lowculture.com, from which this photo of a Guy Cimbalo was taken.

Playboy author Guy Cimbalo identifies himself on the Playboy site as a former editor of lowculture.com, from which this photo of a Guy Cimbalo was taken.

What do these women have in common?

  • Michelle Malkin
  • Megyn Kelly
  • Mary Katharine Ham
  • Amanda Carpenter
  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck
  • Dana Perino
  • Laura Ingraham
  • Pamela Geller
  • Michele Bachmann
  • Peggy Noonan

They’re conservative women that Playboy writer Guy Cimbalo would like to hate f***.

“So Right It’s Wrong”is the title of the vile, foul-mouthed piece in which each of the women profiled is given a hate f*** rating. Cimbalo manages to squeeze all four stages of conservative female abuse into his vile emesis – infantilization, sexualization, demonization, and dehumanization – and gets extra points for the sexual exoticization of a conservative woman with the audacity to be something other than white.

Michelle Malkin, for instance, is labeled a “highly f***able Filipina” and purveyor of “frothing idiocy.” Her hate f*** rating? “Worse than f***ing Eva Braun.” And “rancid shrew” Laura Ingraham’s hate f*** rating? “Vagina dentata would be an improvement.”

Of course, in Cimbalo’s serial rape fantasy, the women are, quite literally, asking for it. There’s nothing they want more than for Guy Cimbalo to teach them a sexually degrading lesson. Apparently “bilious simpleton” Elisabeth Hasselbeck “wouldn’t mind putting [her Catholic school uniform] on before taking it off for a session of sweaty, anti-American hate f***ing. And Malkin’s “tight body and get-off-my-lawn stare just scream, ‘Do me!'”

Not all of them are begging for it though. Cimbalo admits that he’d have to get Peggy Noonan liquored up before she’d be pliant enough for some “Cheever-esque hate f***ing.”

Today I should be writing about [other conservative issues]. Instead, I’m sitting here replacing the letters u, c, and k with asterisks as if I can somehow make Guy Cimbalo’s euphemism for rape easier to stomach.

Hat tip: Cap’n Ed at Hot Air

UPDATE:   Jenn points out that Playboy has removed the article from its site.  Here’s a screen grab of the first paragraph and first rating. (Click to enlarge.)

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