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Perpetually Nude Dude Has No Problem With Deciding Others' Morals

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The name Eduardo Verastegui kept coming up when I was searching for blog material. I didn't know who the hell he was (sorry don't watch many Telenovelas), but when he officially announced his endorsement of McCain I decided to do a bit of research. Mainly because it seemed he was the Brad Pitt of Mexico or some such. First stop: Google Image Search. Dude is half naked in just about every pic that comes up. Second stop: Google news. Dude is an outspoken opponent of abortion and Obama. He even did a Spanish language seven minute video on Obama's stance on abortion which included graphic images. Apparently he's a born-again Catholic. He also has publicly supported California's Prop. 8, which would ban gay marriage.

So here is the question: If this dude clearly had no problem exploiting his body and sexuality for his professional advancement, where does he get off telling women what to do with their bodies and reproductive rights? I've always tended to be sympathetic to the right's view that most celebrities --especially those with out artistic virtue-- should keep their mouths fastened shut when it comes to politics (paging Susan Sarandon), and this guy could use a whole lot of duct tape.

--Kyle Munzenrieder


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