Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Late to the party

Ok I admit it, I have hopped on the Susan Boyle Bandwagon. She is amazing, but what her case says about ageism, classism, and looksism (I hate that term, but what else can you all it?) is even more amazing. Plenty of people have already written about how her defiance of expectations lays bare our culture's prejudice against the plain-looking and our obsession with beauty, so I don't have to. I can just say "wow!" If you haven't seen it, here it is.


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