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Selling is Legal. Fucking is Legal.

March 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The Spitzer scandal has prompted a lot of discussion of the legal status of prostitution. Andrew Sullivan quotes a commenter who asks:

Why is it illegal to sell, what it is perfectly legal to give away?

Indeed. But I always preferred George Carlin’s formulation:

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 asg // Mar 11, 2008 at 2:55 pm

    And what is George Carlin’s formulation?

  • 2 asg // Mar 11, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    Ah, the YouTube didn’t show up until just now. Never mind.

  • 3 LP // Mar 12, 2008 at 11:04 am

    Ah, from Carlin’s good period, when he was funny and irreverent, rather than merely curmudgeonly. (Just saw the most recent HBO gig…)

    The McCain ad appearing above this post was nicely unexpected — good work, Google!

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