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Story ID:10352
Written by:Frederick William Wickert (bio, link, contact, other stories)
Story type:Musings, Essays and Such
Location:Anywhere Anywhere USA
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By Fred Wickert

I read yesterday that not being able to find fault with anything else pertaining to Wisconsin’s Governor, some editorialist was complaining about the female assistants working for him. He complained that there were two or three women working for the Governor, and that they were all good looking.

In his remarks he also mentioned all the good looking girls working for FOX news and suggested that FOX News and the Governor of Wisconsin both had the same motive. According to the writer, those girls working in both places are there solely because Sex Sells!

Well yes, I have to agree that sex does sell and that is why Playboy magazine has been so popular and the swim suit calendar edition is always eagerly awaited every year. It is also why companies use pretty girls in their advertisements, as well as good looking hunk type males to reach the other side.

All that being said, I want to defend both the Governor of Wisconsin and FOX News. It is my understanding that the girls in question that are employed by Governor Walker are very good at what they do. He employs them for that reason. He needs their expertise – not their looks.

The same is true about FOX News. I know something about those girls. They are some extremely well qualified ladies who have been highly successful in their careers, using talents that have nothing to do at all with their looks. Every one of them has an extremely good scholastic record. Most of those girls have one or more Masters Degrees. At least one of them graduated from college Magna Cum Laude. One or two more graduated Suma Cum Laude. That is an extraordinary accomplishment no matter what you look like. That takes brains and then some.

The girls at FOX News are the best at what they do. If they are good looking, that is just the icing on the cake. It is not by any means the reason they were hired. They work there because they can and do deliver the best in professionalism!

Now when you talk about looks, I want to point out that not all of the girls who work for FOX news are that good looking. The most of them do not appeal to me personally because they are not the type I prefer. I know many men do prefer that type – namely big boobs and big behinds, but some of us like myself, are turned off by that. I much prefer a small petite woman with breasts and behinds that are in proportion to the rest of their body.

The guy who wrote the article was complaining that one of the girls who worked for Gov. Walker had previously worked at Hooters. We all know to work for Hooters one must be endowed with large breasts. I know a lot of guys, probably including the guy who wrote the article, go absolutely nuts over big breasts. They do not appeal to me at all. Even so, what of it? She didn’t stay there and she moved on. Now she is using her brains to earn a living. The truth is she is doing an excellent job or she wouldn’t be there. Her bra size has nothing to do with it.

I guess what I am trying to say is, just because you and others like you get carried away with sexual fantasy because of the looks of a woman, does not mean the woman has no other qualifications. The girls you have maligned in your article are extremely well qualified and are doing a superior job. They do not have their job because of their looks but do have it because they are very good at the job they do.

I want to add one other point. In a way your article is suggesting that some people might vote for a man just because the girls on his staff are sexier than the ones on his opponent’s staff. I suggest that anyone who would vote for those reasons is a complete fool. Those people should never vote in the first place.