Congratulations to Barbie for fifty years of morally delibilating young girls. I know, I know. I am such a stick in the mud.
I generally avoid such sweeping condemnations, but who can blame me when the Disney Princess thing got me so much traffic. I am a shameless opportunist. Besides it seems the creator of Barbie was actually a sexual perv (content warning).
And while we are on the subject of cultural manipulation, here is the latest from PETA. Nothing surprises me anymore.