A recent article on the New York Daily News website attempts to sensationalize a photo that was recently discussed on Gizmodo — that of a pole-dancing toy doll being sold somewhere.
The photo is most likely of some kind of bootlegged discount-store import toy, but that’s not the point. What makes me annoyed is a) how the Daily News is trying to make “news” out of this random internet photo, and b) the idea that this doll could, in any capacity, be harmful to a child. Parents buy their kids things like Bratz dolls — which make me want to puke — but heaven help us if a cabbage patch kid comes with a dance pole. Spare me.