Amusing Headline of the Day

Via the BBC:  Synthetic lingerie ban in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

From the video clip:

“Why are you afraid of panties?” she shouts.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. al-Ameda says:

    Synthetic lingerie ban in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

    I could see that happening here in the United States. A ballot measure requiring women to wear natural cotton lingerie would definitely pass in Los Angeles, and probably in the South too, where the Cotton Lobby would promote this too.