Perhaps when Balenciaga featured artwork of naked children by "artist" Marcel Vertès in their 1953 ad campaign, the world was still so innocent that no one dared blow the whistle lest they be labeled as the "sicko" with the dirty mind.
But times have changed. This time good people worldwide screamed bloody murder when live children were featured in Balenciaga's recent teddy-bear-and-BDSM 2023 ad campaign...while celebrities and models spoke even louder by their deafening silence.
Balenciaga responded with a statement so lame it reminded me of a Jack the Ripper wannabe who was on trial for raping and murdering prostitutes many years ago. In an attempt to sway the jury and lighten his sentence, he made a piecrust promise to donate money to help women escape the sex industry.
He was wrong. It didn't help him one bit.
Balenciaga is wrong too. Dead wrong!
Their groveling promise to, "...[lay] the groundwork with organizations who specialize in child protection [and aim] at ending child abuse and exploitation..." is so obvious it's beyond pathetic.
Their children/BDSM themed ad campaign was exactly how they wanted it, exactly how they planned it because that is who they are. It's DNA-deep in the history of Balenciaga.
This is merely the latest example of the explosion of public pedophilia since Fake Biden stole the Presidency.
The year: 1881.
The month: May.
The place: DeSmet, SD.
That was the year of endless blizzards. The year the people of DeSmet nearly starved and froze to death. The year that train after train tried to reach DeSmet with desperately needed supplies, only to stall in snowdrifts so high and so hard that no amount of steam power could blast a path to the tiny town.
And so it was that all those supplies stayed neatly frozen in the stalled trains until the snow finally melted in May.
Sure, the people of DeSmet could've raised their fists to Heaven and railed against God but they didn't. In May of 1881, as they sat down to the first proper meal they'd enjoyed since Autumn (complete with butter!!!), on their lips was only gratitude. Pa Ingalls expressed it best when he said simply, “Lord, we thank Thee for all Thy bounty.” Laura observes, "That was all Pa said, but it seemed to say everything."
This year we too say from our hearts, “Lord, we thank Thee for all Thy bounty.”
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