Donkey Doo

From a school textbook in India's western state of Rajasthan:

A donkey is like a housewife. In fact, the donkey is a shade better, for while the housewife may sometimes complain and walk off to her parents' home, you'll never catch the donkey being disloyal to his master.
Sometimes donkeys kick their masters in the bollocks, too.

Shimla Parasher, chief of the women’s wing of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, which approved the textbook, has threatened protests if the offensive material is not taken out of the schoolbook.

"The comparison was made in good humour. However the protests have been taken note of and the education board is in the process of removing it," A.R. Khan, a state education officer, told the newspaper.
Yeah, it’s frigging hilarious. Especially since “Rajasthan state, known for its conservative attitude towards women, has a ratio of 886 females to 1,000 males…largely attributed to high abortion rates for girls.” I read somewhere yesterday that in some parts of India, the male-to-female ratio is now almost 2:1. Another fine example of how misogyny hurts men, too—since now a whole lot of them will be left without partners.

But then again, donkeys are better than girls, anyhow.

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