Voting for Obama Is like First-Time Sex in the City

Cyberspace is all atwitter about a new Obama campaign-paid ad starring HBO series Girls star Lena Dunham entitled "My first time was with Obama."  The ad uses a sexual double-entendre that equates Dunham voting for the first time with losing her virginity to the very married Barack Obama. Dunham has been nicknamed the "voice of a generation" for her show's funny portrayal of life as a middle- to upper-class romantic woman living in New York City.  Therefore, it's not too far-fetched to call this ad "Voting for Obama is like First Time Sex in the City." The twenty-something HBO star says, "Your first time shouldn't be with just anybody.  You want to do it with a great guy." Lena does not expound upon how she knows that Barack Obama is a "great guy," or whether her actual "first time" really was with a "great guy." Nonetheless, Dunham instructs virginal females both in and outside the voting booth by telling them that "your first time" should be with "someone who really...(Read Full Post)