Friday, May 24, 2002

Barbie Exemplifies The Evil of the West

Merchants in Iran are having their Barbie dolls rounded up -- again. Last time, in 1996, it was because Barbie was a 'trojan horse' of evil western influence, advocating short skirts and makeup.

In March, Iranian toy makers responded to Barbie with Sara, a moonfaced doll clad in an Islamic chador or traditional Iranian folk costumes. Her twin brother, Dara, is also the picture of Iranian propriety -- a far cry from Barbie's beefcake boyfriend Ken.

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