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As many of you are aware, a young lady and seemingly a first-rate female athlete got on the same field as Vanderbilt’s men’s football team and proceeded to kick a rather unexceptional 35-yard squib.
I have nothing to add to this spectacle. I would like to query if any of you know the answer to the following. There has been much debate here in Connecticut (which is really just a thinking man’s Vermont) directed to whether biological males that identify as women should be permitted to compete against biological females, most notably in track and field events. It seems a given that biological males that identify as male cannot compete against women. In short, no one argues that men should be allowed to compete with women – only men that are women (or is it women that are men?) are afforded such an opportunity.
So how is it that Ms. Fuller, who seemingly is all woman, is able to play with and compete against the boys? I presume that whatever laws or regulations that prohibit men from racing against women would apply here, no? I have never seen a law that allows for women to compete in men’s sports but prohibits the reverse. Such a law would seem to be discriminatory on its face.
Could the gentleman rated number 2,457 in the world in men’s college tennis be permitted to thrash the number one rated female in order to snatch the cup? Is there any way to stop such a thing? If not, why are men not competing in women’s sports as men? What am I missing? Would it not be heralded as a great moment akin to Ms. Fuller’s? And don’t say common sense. Common sense left town when a young lady with a five o’clock shadow dashed across the finish line at the women’s 5K.
Has anybody anywhere asked this question? Has anyone in the mainstream responded?
Lastly, something has been on my mind and, as we are clearly not to acknowledge it, I’d like to throw it out there. I’ve spent four years listening to the verbal and emotional histrionics of Trump Haters saying things such as “How do I tell my daughter to be of high character when the President is such a low life,” and “How do I explain to my daughter that sexist pigs like the President can rise to the top”, etc. Well, congratulations. Whole new worlds of opportunity are available to all young ladies everywhere.
Mothers everywhere may now confidently counsel their daughters that “It is OK if you are an inauthentic, lazy, mentally subpar underachiever with a laughable academic background and not an original or honest thought in your head. In today’s world, if you are willing to show some cleavage and hook up with an ample, repulsive, married, but very politically powerful, man, you can make it to the top on your back all the way to Vice President!” And, yes, I am aware that Ms. Harris more likely made it to where she is on her knees. But that is, as far as I know, conjecture and I will not grant such an observation credence.
There. I said it.
Bonus points: I am a White, heterosexual male. Or am I a lesbian trapped in the body of a man? Seriously, am I? Can I snag the “L”, the “G” and the “T?” How would I know? How would anyone know?Published in