Saturday, March 31, 2012

Barbies and Pin Ups and THAT F word. [3 separate thoughts that relate.]

The Huffington Post published an article yesterday announcing that Mattel will be releasing a bald Barbie doll in 2013, specifically for girls that suffer from hair loss in illness. The article goes on to say that in a "thoughtful approach":

We made the decision not to sell these dolls at retail stores, but rather get the dolls directly into the hands of children who can most benefit from the unique play experience, demonstrating Mattel’s ongoing commitment to encourage play as a respite for children in the hospital and to bring joy to children who need it most. We appreciate the conversation around this issue, and are interested to hear what you think!
Well, here's what I think:



[Can you sense the sarcasm?]


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