DURST: A Victory for Women?
The worst thing about the US victory in the Women's World Cup is young girls are now going to grow up under the impression they're equal to men. How irresponsible of us. And just how do we intend to explain to them when they get older they're destined to only make 74¢ on the dollar compared to what men make? "Oops. Sorry. No. But thanks for asking. Maybe next time. Have you tried waitressing?"On the flip side, women will be able to enjoy the experience of being shamelessly exploited purely on the basis of their bodies. Oh, that's right, they already are.Not helping the cause much was Brandi Chastain stripping down to sports bra in the heat of the moment. Of course booting the winning shootout goal in the World Cup is quite a moment. I'm pretty sure most of America would have forgiven her had she had stripped down to undies and scampered about the Rose Bowl like a frisky spring lamb. As a matter of fact I imagine ABC would have preferred it.And if the ladies really do want a professional soccer league of their own they might want to put this whole topless thing on the agenda. Same with the WNBA. Lisa Leslie is a babe. Women's tennis anyone?Will Durst thinks women's golf wouldn't benefit much from my little suggestion.