Pole Dancing Minors: Wrong Kind of Economic Development, Wrong Kind of Publicity
John DePetro observed Monday that certain members of the General Assembly are not inclined to close this legal loophole because its continued existence might increase Rhode Island’s convention business. (Wouldn’t it be far preferable on a number of levels to draw business here with an economically friendly climate instead of via our children?)
Those legislators should be pleased, then, that at 5:15 this afternoon, “16-year-old strippers found legal in R.I.” was the third most popular popular story on the United Press International “Top News” webpage.
Here’s a question. Who is more exploitive of their girls, Rhode Island or this region of India? Note that while both activities occur after sunset, no spotlights are employed during the latter.