When in Doubt — Go After That Teletubby Again!

See my Rant of May 28th 2007

Tinky Winky… Dipsy…. Lala… Po…

The song goes through my head, over and over again. My oldest son watched the Teletubbies and loved them. Still loves them, I found out recently. I should say, (He) has learned to appreciate them on a different level. I found out after he told me he at a sleepover with his pal, they were watching Teletubbies at 1AM.”Mom. They are so goofy! ”

“What were you doing up at 1AM?”

Clearly, I don’t have a sense of humor. I wasn’t worried about Tinky Winky teaching my son to carry a red purse. I was worried about what parental supervision was happening at 1AM at the friend’s house.

Recently, Ewa Sowinska, a senior official in the Polish Government ordered– yup, ordered– psychologists to “investigate whether the popular BBC TV show Teletubbies promotes a homosexual lifestyle.” She noticed Tinky was carrying “a woman’s handbag.”

The Polish government is now spending serious money investigating a large purple character carrying a red purse. Send me the check. I can alleviate Ms. Sowinska’s worries — no gay man would ever wear a red purse with a purple frock. I mean… does it match? Not really. And if Tinky was gay? The bag would be a designer bag and there would be shoes to match. (MORE)

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