Finally! An acceptable pose for women athletes

Another women’s pro soccer team has bitten the dust — a team that just won a league championship, in fact — as that same league maneuvers yet again to stay in business.

But in the land of the Sisters of Perpetual Indignance, where small-bore cultural issues trump all else in women’s sports, the Representation Obsessions of one sorority member have reached a new level of absurdity. If you think I’m exaggerating, check out some of her previous contributions.

According to this school of “thought,” champion, adult female athletes who allow themselves to be portrayed in alluring ways are naïve at best and exploited at the very worst. At the very, very worst, they are undermining their gender and all the hopes and dreams of little athletic-minded girls everywhere. She’s talking about you, Lindsey Vonn!

Remember the children, Lindsey, forget those Sharon Stone delusions, and cover yourself up decently. Fortunately, a timeless role model exists:

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