Britain has, over time, allowed a second and competing cultural and even legal system to exist under the guise of “multiculturalism.” What it boils down to is rape gangs and sharia courts abusing women. So it is hardly shocking when London’s first Muslim mayor acts like, well, you’d expect a Muslim mayor to act.
No one's confidence or body image should be undermined by ads on our transport system. I've strengthened @TfL policy https://t.co/AJ7qYDQW0T
— Mayor of London (@MayorofLondon) June 13, 2016
Via The Daily Caller:
Sadiq Khan, London’s first Muslim mayor, announced Monday that “body shaming” advertisements will no longer be allowed in London’s public transport.
“As the father of two teenage girls, I am extremely concerned about this kind of advertising which can demean people, particularly women, and make them ashamed of their bodies. It is high time it came to an end,” Khan said.
The mayor added, “Nobody should feel pressurised, while they travel on the Tube or bus, into unrealistic expectations surrounding their bodies and I want to send a clear message to the advertising industry about this.”
Khan was not clear in what would determine which ads would be banned, as it doesn’t include all images of people in underwear or swimming clothes. Most underwear and bikini models though can be assumed to have non-average bodies.
As near as I can tell, “body shaming” is what happens to lumpy, cellulite-riddled, gravy-infused left wing women when they see a woman who actually meets the Body Mass Index standards that your health insurance prefers you to achieve and are in reasonably good shape. Because they can’t complain that the other women have more attractive faces and demand to cut off their noses and ears to level the playing field, they obsess about “body shaming” and try to make their own lack of self-discipline the fault of someone else.
You have to admire the chutzpah of it all. If a practicing Catholic, for instance, had tried this he would have been crucified. There would be street demonstrations about an oncoming theocracy. There would have been no amount of mouthing left wing buzzwords that would have saved them. But Khan, being a protected minority, is free to impose his personal aesthetic and moral judgment on an entire city and no one dares complain.
News flash: get a calorie calculator and invest in a set of dumbbells and you won’t have to worry about body shaming. Or buy a burqa.
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