Someone did a search via altavista.com and ended up on my xanga blog. The search was for "sex pic of benazir bhutto", and the search was from Saudi Arabia.
Oh, I feel so dirty now. But in a good way. Maybe I shouldn't be surprised that a search for "benazir bhutto" and "sex" would lead to my page because of the end reference to The Good Sex Bible
, but it tickles me a stiff pink to think that the search came from Saudi Arabia of all places. And the search was for someone who died two days ago!!
I mean... why not wait a little? Out of respect, maybe? But perhaps it's the fact that it came from Saudi Arabia and not, say, the US that makes it so deliciously evil. The kind of place where (as the popular view tells me) women are subject to the whim of men, where independent women are objects to be reviled, where I'm sure sexual tension runs extremely high because masturbation is forbidden. And I feel as if my last entry was the target of some release
tee-hee, giggle giggle (and giggity giggity).
It makes slightly more sense if you were to look at Anna Nicole Smith. As icky as it may be, I'm sure that simply because she was brought back into the public attention with her death, searches for Anna porn hit a spike. But that's Anna Nicole Smith, who was, likely in the Islamic view of the west, the epitome of whorish Americans, who had
engaged in activities that can be considered pornographic. She wasn't a world leader!!
Anna Nicole Smith didn't attend Harvard and Oxford, wasn't the daughter of a man who was hanged for his beliefs, wasn't at the forefront of a struggle to achieve democracy in a constantly volatile country, wasn't visited upon by constant death threats, and wasn't an international icon of hope for popular sovereignty.
So I've got to say: