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Beauty pageants banned in Argentine city over sexism

Monday, December 22nd 2014 - 08:31 UTC
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  • Orbit

    Magic mirror on the wall,
    who is the fairest one of all?
    Famed is thy beauty, Majesty.
    But hold, a lovely maid I see.
    Rags cannot hide her gentle grace.
    Alas, she is more fair than thee.
    Ban those damn pageants!
    Yes your Majesty.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 09:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    Argentina, a funny place indeed.

    But, hey, this is the country where criminals run on the loose, while honest people live behind bar and get jail time if they dare to resist an attack and wound or kill a criminal.

    Argentina, the land where local taxpayers get nothing in return, but illegal immigrants get health care for free.

    Argentina, where former terrorists get compensations and appointments in public offices.

    Argentina, where corrupt officials make fun of everybody.

    Argentina, where so-called human rights supporters get public money without any control, just for clapping the current gov.

    Argentina, where a beauty pageant has to be banned, yet you may be fined if you don´t call a shemale “a lady”

    Argentina ... what happened to you?

    :´(

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 11:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Argentina, it would have been better for you to have been in our empire.
    Even lndia is doing better than you.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 11:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    isolda....isolda....
    the typical former british colony are: gambia, bangladesh, kenya, nigeria, tanganyika, pakistan, sudan, zimbabwe, etc.

    australia and canada were the exception of the rule.

    the best that can happen to you is to not have nothing to do with britain.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 12:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Paul...Paul
    “ not to have nothing to do with britain” For your information as it is our language after all, a double negative “ not ” “ nothing ” together means a positive and I am sure you did not mean that. You see that is why we are the superior race as opposed to you implants in Argentina.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    golfcronie...golfcronie...
    i can have a pair of errors in english once in awhile since it is not my first language, anyway that is very, very exceptional.
    i would love to see you posting in another language than english.
    you cant?
    not a surprise, you superior entity...LOL

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 12:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CabezaDura2

    What is wrong with these people? Feminism and communists everywhere

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 01:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @4. Poor girlie. Why did you forget to mention New Zealand, South Africa, United States? That'll be three more 'exceptions' then. You're afraid of the United States, aren't you? Because your mythology depends on keeping your head down and hoping you won't be noticed. Just imagine the Anglosphere coming for you. From the north, Britain, Canada and the United States. Would Australia and New Zealand come from the east or west? Perhaps Zimbabwe would like an opportunity to ruin some more territory. Mind you, not a lot left to ruin in argieland. Wonder how those other countries will feel about an argie being so negative? It's not as though you're doing any better than they are.
    @6. The important thing for someone from the lower orders to recognise is that the higher orders cannot sully themselves with gibberish. We understand that chimpanzees, orang-utans, gorillas and argies have difficulties. But, being advanced, we can be patient. One day you'll advance to a point where a chimp will understand you. Perhaps it'll be 200 years per species. 800 years and a human might understand you. Not much chance for you is there? Perhaps, if you stood really close to a nuclear reactor, you might mutate. But how many heads would you have then?

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 01:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Giorgio C. Tsoukalos

    @2

    What does that have to do with the topic?

    @3

    What does that have to do with the topic

    But let me indulge you. We are doing better than India. And the UK, and YOU.

    We are not ANGLO. Your empire was among the worst crimes in human history, and you celebrate it. What a ridiculous person you are.

    And your economy is now crashing along with the oil price.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Leiard

    @9

    What does that have to do with the topic?

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Giorgio C. Tsoukalos

    @10

    Did I start veering off topic? Nope. Another gratuitous attack on Argentina where no FALKLAND island interests are a stake.

    Peaceful Falkland islanders my arse.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Giorgio C. Tsoukalos

    @12

    The Qoms are doing better than the blacks in your country.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSAnzhRryRA

    All that for selling a cigarette on the sidewalk. What a great country hahahaha, pathetic. You should be nuked just for that.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CaptainSilver

    I think this is an edict of KFC. Old Botox butt cannot bear the thought of any wimin being more gorgeous than her and so she has outlawed pageants.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Giorgio C. Tsoukalos

    Edict? There are no edicts in a republic, only in backward monarchies like yours.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 02:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #15 Pagina boi......are you upset? One more pagent you cannot enter slinging you pagina? Cuba can make you into the the chica you always wanted to be and you papi forced you to be.

    http://www.amnesty.org/en/news/indigenous-peoples-argentina-we-are-strangers-our-own-country-2013-08-09

    With your hatred of the Anglo, you must be indigenous? You the the treatment of the native peoples?

    Find that restaurant in Mendoza yet?

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 03:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    I find beauty pageants demeaning so any small steps are better than none.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    rotting roadkill: lol

    The rotting roadkillians should still have pagents but they should let the surgical team share in the winnings of the contestant since they are responsible for her appearance - not nature.

    Afterall, there is no true beauty in rotting roadkill without plastic.

    Everything that appears good in rotting roadkill is an illusion.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 04:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    It is hardly the governments role to decide whether a group of people should or should be allowed to have a beauty pagant just as they cannot decide who can and cannot marry.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 05:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Mamarracho No.1 AKA paulcedron

    You have spent much time supporting the women of your country and their beauty(?)! Do you support this decision or do you agree with it? And, of course, you will support the “ladyboys”, won't you? Or are you one of them?

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 06:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    gordo01 ladyboys......you ne Pagina Boi aka Giorgio?

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 06:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Who are these shemales I keep seeing on MP?

    Are they the same as ladyboys?

    Why aren't they called transexuals, transvestites or homosexuals as appropriate?

    Isn't that more polite?

    Why not open beauty pageants to anybody or any or no sex?

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 07:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RayNewman

    Obviously the Argentinians have run out of beauty products such as hairspray, lipstick.

    They cannot import any more due to the shortage of dollars so they have come up with another reason for cancelling the pageants.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 07:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Apparently the TRUTH is not so rosy

    seeing as they asked CFK to be a judge,
    but after seeing that they were 10x prettier than she was,, and supposedly would upstage her plastic beauty,

    CFK immediately stopped the contest siting sexist against woman,

    So they say....

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 08:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RICO

    Seems perfectly sensible. Argentines should have stopped using public money to fund beauty pageants ages ago.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 09:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @9 El Greco,
    Our economy is quite good.
    And yours?
    Let me indulge you,
    lf your economy was a horse, the vet would shoot you.
    On 2nd thoughts, maybe you are right.
    We wouldn't want self-pitying losers like you in our empire.
    Of course if we deported all you whining, whinging, victims, err l mean Argentines back to Spain & ltaly, then l'm sure that we could come to some agreement with the surviving Amerindian people.
    You're an idiot, boy.

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 10:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @9

    “But let me indulge you. We are doing better than India. And the UK, and YOU.”

    LMFAO.

    Ha ha-the tiny Falklands manage a national SURPLUS-whilst you are in huge debt!

    Even the Falkland Islands don't need aid from the UK-but you do.

    I guess you are doing better at being in debt-congratulations!

    Your aircraft are great, especially the re-hashed Pampers jet trainer from 1983 -got an Argentine designed jet engine has it? And how are those marvellous Argentine aircraft carriers coming along?

    How are all those Argentine designed jet engines doing powering all those airliners?

    “We are not ANGLO. Your empire was among the worst crimes in human history, ”

    But nothing compared to the Spanish empire-and look what followed that example in South America.

    “And your economy is now crashing along with the oil price.”

    That's going to help Vaca Muerta?

    Arrested those Falklands oil workers yet?

    Four years and still waiting...................

    Dec 22nd, 2014 - 11:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (26) Isolde babykins...

    That goes to show that you know as much about economy as you do about horses.....

    And about you Anglos ...:“Coming to some agreement with the surviving Amerindian People...”
    I'm sure you would...:
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-5uidLmxrkwM/UiCFD9zsvKI/AAAAAAAAAjI/q-pMtenpMw4/s1600/bloody-boat-people_reuben-brand.jpg

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 12:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    8 imbécil
    a genetic aberration like you talking about “higher orders”?
    and do you belong to those “higher orders”, you hillbilly?
    being a fat ball with no thumbs and with the brain of a protozoo?
    jaja

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 01:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Hillbilly is America and I am confident he is a Brit:

    Hillbilly 

    Often used as an insult and racial slur against White folks who live in the country. A hillbilly is a person who lives in a remote, rural area in the South, often in the Appalachian (Or sometimes Ozark) Mountains and therefore is isolated and somewhat out of touch with modern culture.

    I was stationed in enough of those shitholes...

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 02:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Heisenbergcontext

    Argentines seem rather dour compared to their northern neighbours. Can you imagine banning beauty contests in Brazil, or perish the thought, Venezuela?

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 03:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Giorgio C. Tsoukalos

    Uhmmm... beauty contests are seen as a joke in Argentina. We never took the Miss Universe or Miss world pageants seriously.

    The “beauty pageants” being referred to here are the ones associated with regional festivals. The point is the festival, not the beauty pageant.

    @26

    Ouch. Someone got offended.

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 05:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Heisenbergcontext

    Not taking beauty contests/pageants seriously seems eminently sensible to me. Hmmm... a very 'anglo' attitude come to think of it.

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 06:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @32 Troll,
    Not offended at all, just constantly amazed how you malvinistas can not only twist facts & lie, but it seems that you actually believe the rubbish that you post.
    1) Argentina's economy is shambles.
    2) Our economy is doing very well.
    What else is there to say?
    l think that its you who are offended.
    @28 Think,
    Good cartoon.
    True too,
    What has that got to do with me?
    Have you been getting up your Christmas whiskey?

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 10:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    #32 tranny boi, just because you have a pagina, that does not discount you from entering.

    Hey, are you still looking for a restaurant so when I visit I can see for myself? Or have you accepted we all know you are a liar and do not live in Argentina?

    SO tell us Pagina boi, are the Qom or Guarani more discriminated against in Argentina?

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 10:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redrow

    Pageant Presenter: “Contestant number 12 - how would you settle the Falklands / Malvinas dispute?

    Contestant: ”It was settled in 1982 when our invasion failed. Today the islanders enjoy peace, freedom, economic independence and the right to self-determination. Also in 1850 we signed a ......“

    Continuity Announcer: ”Errr I'm sorry we must interrupt this program because it is far too, errrr, sexist. Instead, we will show the Top Gear - Patagonian special..... no not that either...... errr I'm afraid it will have to be some military marching music then - I had that one at the ready anyway.”

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 03:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    @29

    Just responding to an earlier post you made. The Anglo-sphere generally learn another language because they wish to, the non English speaking nations generally learn English because they need to.

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 04:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I always felt that when your's primary language is the world's second language of choice, what language should we learn?

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 04:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    @37 Ditto. English, for instance, is the international language of business. Fly into a major TCA - anywhere - and try some of that rotting roadkillish or Chinese for example and all you will receive is silence or if someone is kind - squelch. lol

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 05:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Two dead sure ways to distinguish an Anglo....

    1) Ignorantly monolingual... and proud of it.

    2) Doesn't wash him/herself after visiting the loo...
    Does prefer to smudge his/her faeces around his/her jacksie with some toilet paper...

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 09:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    chronic #40 is an example why hispanics are what they are.

    Been polling the shitters think......or sniffing anglo fingers?

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 09:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redrow

    @40
    Which is ironic, because we have all the toilet paper we could possibly need - unlike some other countries.

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 10:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Unhygienic Anglo at (42)
    You can use the whole roll..., matey.
    The smell isn't going anywhere..., is it?
    Learn to wash yourself......, smelly Anglos.

    Dec 23rd, 2014 - 10:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Teaboy2

    @40 - Surprised you even knew what a loo is, or that you have to wipe your backside with toilet paper and wash your hands afterwards. Especially when considering the fact that your more accustomed to using the post office floor, picking up your turtle heads and chucking them at the wall's, with the believe that doing so would result in your ring piece being miraculously cleaned by the invisible hand of god, and your hands washed clean the lords golden piss, that was in the bottle your comrade next to you gave you!

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 02:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Argentina their is so much shitting that they have to hose their asses with a blast of water.

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 10:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Thats our boy, Think.
    Fixated on bodily functions.
    Stop being so filthy, Think.

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 12:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Think has to attempt a score where you believes it will be most effective........the toilet.

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    ways to distinguish an Anglo

    seems this word ANGLO is always aim at us brits,

    but surely the name also refers to Argies, ain they ANGLO-something,
    ???????????

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 01:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    It's funny because they are either Euro descent or indigenous and sometimes something in between. I believe the cerebrally weaker ones weld the word Anglo like an assault of something. Just like making a ludicrous claim that.....“we clean our asses better than you do”. How the fuck does one substantiate that claim?

    Stand around the restrooms and poll?
    Sniff peoples fingers?
    Look under stalls as they wipe?

    Good God are they losing it completely and perfectly now or what?

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 01:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    No doubt the Anglo-something's
    will respond, as soon as they get their instructions...lol

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 01:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    tango niner tango niner.....this is alpha charlie foxtrot

    we are being overwhelmed by the anglos........BROKEN ARROW....i say again...BROKEN ARROW!!!

    As the trolls hide.....waiting for an all out assault......lol

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 02:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Teaboy2

    I bet the trolls are feeling all flushed at the moment lol!

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 03:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Do you think they use their left hand like the Indians?

    Dec 24th, 2014 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • BOTINHO

    Odd.

    Does this have something to do with not allowing Orangutan's as contestants, or because they ( now being considered to be human ) would inevitably win ?

    Dec 25th, 2014 - 07:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Competition would be too close with La campora women if they allowed the orangutans to compete.

    Dec 25th, 2014 - 03:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    I am sure Chopper is uninterested in any contest that does not have an oversize shoe size minimum for the contestants. ;)

    Dec 25th, 2014 - 10:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    So there it is then
    Orangutan 1 Cfk 0

    Dec 26th, 2014 - 12:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Don Alberto

    Poor idiot and implanted squatter Paulito Cedronskaya blabber as usual about what he knows nothing of, this time in #4: “the typical former british colony are: gambia, bangladesh, kenya, nigeria, tanganyika, pakistan, sudan, zimbabwe, etc.”

    In the real world: “African nations with a British colonial legacy are much more productive than countries with French or other history. This, the team adds, correlates with superior enrolment levels in higher education among nations once ruled by the British.”
    http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-03/ip-tsl031914.php

    Dec 27th, 2014 - 06:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    58
    brainwashed imbecile:
    zimbabwe, sierra leona, tanganyka, central africa, nigeria, etc are amongst the poorest nations in the world.
    and the common denominator is they all were british colonies, you imbecile.
    go back to school, if you find a decent one in the stinky islets.

    Dec 27th, 2014 - 07:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    You fucking wet head indocrinate......so was the USA...Canada.....Australia....must be an Anglo thing stevie.

    Dec 27th, 2014 - 09:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    British colonial legacy are much more productive than countries with French or
    Spanish colonies,

    Just look at some south American countries today.

    Dec 28th, 2014 - 01:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Teaboy2

    @59 - Soooo - Argentina is also one of the poorest nations in the world, financially, and Argentina is among a few countries to have defaulted on its debts, not once, or twice, but over 7 times. Says a lot really!! But Argentina was a product of Spanish colonialism was it not! Just like the majority of the poorest nations were.

    Ohh and central africa you say? Well that is made up of mostly french former colonies!! And tanganyka was a former state in the German East Africa, it was only a British colony from 1922 - 1961 after the Germany relinquished it to the British in 1922 under League of Nations Mandate, along with the rest of German east Africa to Belgium of you retard! So you can hardly say its Britain's fault they so poor when they were only a british colony for 39 years 5 of those years was during WW2. So you go back to school and learn some real history, and some geography whilst your at it too!!

    Anyway, Argentina wrecked the Falklands economy in less than a week - So Argentina is not exactly the best example of how to build upon a successful economy is it lol!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sovereign_default#Examples_of_sovereign_default

    Dec 28th, 2014 - 03:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Briton I hate sounding like a racist like Pagina boi tobi....but look at all of Spains legacies.

    Dec 28th, 2014 - 05:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Totally agree,
    as for racist,
    the Argies have only to look in the mirror on that one.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 06:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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