Skip to comments.Stinking in America: Is Not Washing the New PC Trend?
Posted on 11/05/2010 7:45:30 AM PDT by Paladins Prayer
People such as me are often accused of wanting to return to the 19th century. But, if the New York Times is right about a new trend, some on the Left want to go back to the Middle Ages. What is that trend? Avoiding soap, deodorant, and even bathing regularly. Today, though, its often for environmental reasons.
It seems that top-notch Western hygiene has now joined SUVs, Wal-Mart, tobacco (not the wacky kind its in fashion), guns, McDonalds, and white males in the Museum of Politically Incorrect Persons, Places, and Things.
For example, Guardian writer Kira Cochrane tells us about 51-year-old environmentalist Donnachadh McCarthy, who boasts that hes gotten his water consumption down to about 20 litres a day, that hes as clean as everyone else, and that hes trying to reduce his carbon footprint.
If I were Donnachadh, Id be more concerned about my stink footprint.
McCarthy seems to bemoan what Cochrane calls the fetishizing of extreme cleanliness and says that when he was a lad the normal thing was to bathe once a week. I dont know, perhaps he spent his youth as part of a head-hunting tribe in Papua New Guinea, but during my stateside childhood in the 1970s, a daily shower was expected. I mean, even in 1950s programs such as Leave it to Beaver, the little boy who tried to avoid his nightly bath was often the stuff of comedy fare.
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No wonder so many of them are jobless.
So when Katie Couric talked about the great unwashed, she was actually talking about Liberals?
Huh....Makes sense now.
Could there be more obvious signs of decadence? Or that Western Civilization is headed back to the Middle Ages?
Bad hygiene is retro-60s. All of their ideas are recycled failures from past decades.
I hope this UK nonsense stays there...though I do recall those in college who wouldn't wash some of their clothes because it would ruin them... "they got natural oils, man..."
And I do know someone who stopped his hair loss by reducing his shampooing to once a week.
So Harry Reid was really smelling his constituents then. Instead of complaining he should have said something like, “Ah, I love the smell of BO in the morning, it’s the smell of my voters, it’s the smell of victory!”
Reminds me of the boast of Isabella of Spain that she supposedly had only two baths in her life - baptism, and on her wedding day.
On the more serious side, supposedly we left bad hygiene behind a hundred years ago. Just more ammo in that modern liberalism is leading us backwards in so many ways.
A great way to save water is for Liberal women to shave their heads. This cuts shower time down to a few minutes and eliminates all that shampoo from being drained into the water supply.
That is sooooo French..............
Big spending he wanted to sell
He thought it best just to yell
But returns came that night
voters went to the right
And now he thinks that he’ll smell
All we are sayyyyinnng is give soap a chance...
Could be why bedbugs are taking over several cities.
it took them a while, but them dirty hippies of the 60’s now have a cause they can really get into.
the good news is that leaves more water to wash my car with...
That is why lib women all have short hair.............
“Have you ever been around a restaurant worker who recently arrived from a nation (Im thinking of one culture in particular, which shall remain nameless) in which deodorant isnt high on the shopping list?”
Hmm. Can anyone guess the country? There are quite a few candidates.
This is actually revisiting an old trend from the hippies in the ‘60s. Many hippies stunk to high heaven. They prided themselves on being unclean, unshaven, rejecting materialism, torn jeans, etc.
But now today’s mindless liberals are doing it to save the planet. Ok, got it. (sarcasm)
We have already been through this with the stinky hippies of the 60’s.....epic fail. Looks like we are in for another round of stinky people, this time to “save the world.” LOL!
Leftists not washing is a new trend?
So I guess not shampooing kept the glue from washing off?
m’kay, that might work.
What about saving water by not brushing their teeth? Every little bit counts while trying to “save the planet”.
It goes along with the success of ‘green’ jobs.
A biology prof at college only bathed once a week. By Friday we all dreaded having to go ask him a question, he was pretty ripe.
I don’t care if it’s un-PC, I refuse to go around smelling like a Russian.
What else should you expect from a hippie?
This is just a sub-trend inside of a larger back-to-the-caves movement among the environazis, most of whom, by the way, will NOT be sharing the caves with us, once they push us into them.
At least they don’t ENVISION themselves as living in the fetid slave-camps with us. They envision themselves being the MASTERS, living in mansions (oops, ecologically friendly buildings ala Al Gore).
Of course, their vision is flawed. Most of them WILL be in the slave camps with us plebes... only the very top players, like Al Gore, for example, will actually get to live in mansions.
But it doesn’t matter. The army of environazis will continue to love their masters even as they become enslaved by them.
It’s only we plebes who will complain.
“Stinking in America: Is Not Washing the New PC Trend?”
Makes it easier to pick out the liberals.
My sister’s family hosted an exchange student from France. Her two kids also spent a summer in France while they were in highschool. All of them were appalled by the total lack of hygiene on the part of the french. MY sister couldn’t wait to get Francois out of her house. He wouldn’t shower, wouldn’t wash his clothes, and wouldn’t use deodorant. And people think WE should be like THEM?
I’d like to tell him that the way he can ultimately redeem himself of the sin of creating CO2 and be the greenest of them all is for him to cease breathing.
We were so poor in my childhood we all had holes in our shoes. But my Mother was a clean addict. She washed clothes and hung them on the line outside even in the cold and ironed everything. She said our clothes may be worn but they would be clean. Everyone had showers every day.
WHY DO YOU THINK FRANCE IS THE WORLD’S LEADING PERFUME MAKER?.......
NOW you tell me!
I met a liberal chick at a party once.
She had long, thick, shiny, black hair.
It was under her arms.
I know several extreme enviro/liberals who do this sort of thing. They will only flush the toilet with number 2 and they only bathe once or twice a week (at most). Their kids have the greasiest hair you have ever seen and dirt under their fingernails. Disgusting to me. Don’t even ask me about the women: no hair color, no make-up, Birkenstock sandals... Yuck.
Not bathing is for the newly retarded and plague infested, lice ridden morons.
[ WHY DO YOU THINK FRANCE IS THE WORLDS LEADING PERFUME MAKER?....... ]
WHY DO YOU THINK THE FRENCH INVENTED PERFUME IN THE FIRST PLACE?.........
Showering once a day is a bit excessive if you are an office worker and don’t have any perspiration issues.
But if you work a physical job it is almost Mandatory.
I shower about 2-3 times a week, but I put on deodorant every morning and wear fresh clothes everyday. If shower everyday I find my hair gets too dry and starts to get brittle. I also check myself in the evenings so that if I start smelling even if I showered yesterday, I shower again. Common Sense prevails.
I shower everyday. There is no excuse for poor hygiene. A person may not be able to tell, but your co-workers do. I have had to work with them.
[ I shower everyday. There is no excuse for poor hygiene. A person may not be able to tell, but your co-workers do. I have had to work with them. ]
Didn’t know you worked in the same building as me and my coworkers....
[ I know several extreme enviro/liberals who do this sort of thing. They will only flush the toilet with number 2 and they only bathe once or twice a week (at most). Their kids have the greasiest hair you have ever seen and dirt under their fingernails. Disgusting to me. Dont even ask me about the women: no hair color, no make-up, Birkenstock sandals... Yuck. ]
Not to mention the “dog turd” brown dreadlocks I have had the displeasure of seeing on these yahooos. If I go into a resturaunt and someone is wearing them I leave immediately.
If the Progressives achieve the Dark Ages they’re working for they won’t be able to stand the smell of each other.
Oh, wait - - - that’s just for the rest of us. They’ll be in the palace all perfumed.
No, I just worked with people who bragged they only showered two or three times a week and were saving the environment. I was glad to be back in my little office with the door locked.
LOL! The so-called enlightened ones have found a rationale to smell like a turd.
Amazing how they more closely resemble savages the more “enlightened” they become.
This story is just a cover for all of the 3rd-world foreigners filling our country; instead of seeing what’s going on, we’ll attribute the stench to the few remaining Americans in the office instead of the horde of South Americans and Asians there...