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Tiger Truth
Spectator ^ | Dec. 16, 2009 | Reid Collins

Posted on 12/16/2009 4:27:55 PM PST by FreeManDC

Tired of hearing about Tiger Woods, and the media's "slicing" of him? (We'll avoid "hooking," the slices' counterpart here.) Try this: Woods is no worse, or better, than the other half of the gender world -- women. They are no longer the supine "ladies" prepared at a moment's suggestion to leap into bed, or backseats, and perform what the masculine press now calls "sexual acts." Yet, what do we read or hear about women in this context? They can be "cocktail waitresses," or any variety of greeters, hat-checkers, or strippers. But one thing they cannot be is as Tiger Woods -- condemned. In headlines. Much has been said about sexual inequality -- but nothing compares to the extent in the Woods' case. All of his "partners" are simply there for the taking. Theirs is the age-old presumption founded by men of women: they are supremely supine, innocent and willing participants in a man's game and subject only to invitation. This takes them out of the game and nearly off the page. Defenders of this inequality may say, "Yeah, but these partners are not golfers, not tennis stars, hockey goalies, halfbacks, not even half-naked country-singers. They are just women."

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KEYWORDS: tigerwoods

1 posted on 12/16/2009 4:27:55 PM PST by FreeManDC
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To: FreeManDC

Does Mr. Collins know that Tiger Woods is famous while the women, up until now, aren’t?

2 posted on 12/16/2009 4:35:12 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: FreeManDC
There was once a guy who had a talking dog. One morning he gave the dog a $20 bill and told him to go down to the corner store and buy a newspaper. The dog took the money and scampered away.

An hour passed; then two hours, and the guy started getting worried. He got dressed and walked a block down the road. At the end of the street, what should he see but his priceless dog, humping a female poodle.

"Spot!" he cried, amazed. "You've never done this before!"

"Yeah," replied the dog, "and I've never had money!

3 posted on 12/16/2009 4:35:56 PM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Obey the law, or you'll go to prison and be raped.)
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To: FreeManDC

Well, let me be the first to point out that on FR the sluts don’t get a pass. They are female sexual opportunists, predators, & facilitators and clearly have no concern for the welfare of the young children *fathered* by their sexual target(s).

If these self-absorbed females ever have the good fortune to find a husband, let us hope they never, ever become mothers to a new generation of walking wounded.

4 posted on 12/16/2009 4:38:12 PM PST by sodpoodle (Stop wasting our wealth and start telling the truth.)
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To: FreeManDC

What a sad article. Tiger Woods is famous. Tiger Woods is a role model. People held Tiger Woods up as an example.

Who cares about the slime he slept with? Why even care about golf? He has a wife and children. People make mistakes and they should be forgiven for them, but Tiger had a methodology for violating his wedding vows. He had a SYSTEM.

5 posted on 12/16/2009 4:41:12 PM PST by HospiceNurse
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To: HospiceNurse

His wife obviously cares.

6 posted on 12/16/2009 4:45:06 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: FreeManDC

It does take two to tango. While Tigers image had been carefully crafted, these ‘’ladies’’ were hardly the blushing violets. The person hurt in the end is Mrs. Tiger Woods.

7 posted on 12/16/2009 4:55:11 PM PST by John-Irish ("Shame of him who thinks of it''.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Now that’s funny!!

8 posted on 12/16/2009 4:55:26 PM PST by John-Irish ("Shame of him who thinks of it''.)
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To: sodpoodle

I truly believe each woman signaled that they were available, either by their approach or response to his initiatives. It isn’t rocket science and if these women displayed boundaries and or barriers they wouldn’t have been in his bed.

There are plenty of service industry workers that are respected, do their job well and don’t sleep with the clients/customers. When a “Tiger” comes around they know how to handle him with enough grace to get their job done and that is it.

9 posted on 12/16/2009 5:02:19 PM PST by PrincessB ("if government X-rays are anything like the photos the DMV takes for your license, count me out" A.)
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To: FreeManDC

There is definitely a double standard. Before feminism changed our society, the double standard was that women were to be virgins and men were not expected to be. Since feminism became popular, neither men nor women are expected to be virgins. Sexual intercourse today is what shaking hands was fifty years ago. It is little more than a greeting. It would be rude not to have sexual intercourse with someone you liked. These women were following the cultural norm, and if you can make a few bucks, why not? Let’s be honest here. We are not dealing with virtuous people, nither Tiger nor the women. They are all bottom feeders when it comes to character. I have no sympathy for any of them.

10 posted on 12/16/2009 5:15:23 PM PST by Nosterrex
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To: FreeManDC

Tiger is a dirtbag. He is a mental case.

11 posted on 12/16/2009 5:16:50 PM PST by GinaLolaB
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To: GinaLolaB
I believe it has been called a personality disorder of which there are dozens.
12 posted on 12/16/2009 5:26:22 PM PST by verity (Obama Lies)
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To: FreeManDC

“Tired of hearing about Tiger Woods...?”

Yes I am. I’d much rather hear about how many kids died from swine flu this week. What happened with that?

13 posted on 12/16/2009 5:50:07 PM PST by mikey_hates_everything
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Ergo, they are not equals to Woods. They are merely women, subject to his desires. They are not capable of sin on their own! Oh? They do not compete is his moral class? His immorality is a far superior playing field than theirs? Let's hope St. Peter sees it that way, ushers them past the pearlies while eyeing that fellow down the line in a T-shirt carrying a five-iron.

Finally an article on this topic that I can I agree with.  In this sordid scandal, the one who gets the blame over and over again for any allegation is Tiger.  The media depicts Tiger as the monster in this ordeal with their endless gossip and allegations; however, they don't say a word about the easy tramp females who bed him and turn around to share their story for a payday.

I noticed that these women get an easy pass from the media and from most readers, yet they are the ones who make their sex so easily available to men like Tiger, and who embarrass women with values and principles.

Our culture has reached the point where guys in bars (and just about any other place) pick up women and go to bed with them without any trouble.  Many women are so easily disposed to such activities that they make the minority of women who don't accept such invitations look like a tight ass (no pun intended).

So I find it totally hypocritical seeing all those females commentators (who may have earned their big break on the casting couch) and their guests pontificating on TV. This is not to excuse Tiger, he is at fault just like those women are, and of course he gets the blame even more so because he is married. But my point here is that the women he bedded are not saints but are rather easy-to-get, who essentially sell themselves for money. I find that disgusting.

And on that note, I read that his wife wants half of Tiger's earnings.  As far as I know, she was an au pair when she met Tiger through the golfer whose children she was babysitting.  The two had a romance and they planned to marry, signing a prenup. She recently has received $5 million of the $10 million she was entitled at the end of 10 years of marriage – since the relationship is practically over and she already has $5 million, she will probably get the remaining 5 million much sooner than she expected.  But I can't see how she can make a claim for half his worth considering they have a prenup.  Even if the prenup is nullified (which I doubt), why should she get half of his money for a five-year marriage?

Isn't this another form of prostitution?  We have these women marrying rich men and signing prenups – probably because they are already aware who these men are, and want some sort of monetary compensation when the inevitable happens. The prenup is a deal that clearly defines what the woman is entitled to if the marriage ends in divorce. If she divorces him, she will also get alimony and child support for their children, but expecting half of his net worth is outrageous, and no one deserves half of someone's money.  I don't care if it's the government, or a divorced spouse.

14 posted on 12/16/2009 7:46:55 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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The funny thing is, we live in a womans world now.

Most college students are women. Most divorces benefite the women. Divorce law favors women. Most unemployd are men.

I have sons and daughters. I pray my son avoids marraige, as it might destroy him financialy. My daughters will probaly not get married because men now avoid it.

15 posted on 12/17/2009 5:00:15 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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I pray my son avoids marriage, as it might destroy him financially. My daughters will probably not get married because men now avoid it.

Well, the goal is to find someone with compatible values and principles, put some effort into the relationship, and hope for the best.  I think both parties should be honest with each other and not seek extramarital relationships, or in other words keep their marriage vows. Why marry if the people are not going to keep their vows?

Life isn't perfect and we aren't perfect, but if we strive to be the best we can we can tip the odds in our favor.

16 posted on 12/17/2009 10:54:27 AM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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