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Polish 'Tinky Winky' Investigator Ewa Sowinska Resigns

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Ewa Sowinska, the head of Poland's national watchdog for children's rights, who last May launched an official investigation into Teletubbie Tinky Winky after noting the character's "homosexual undertones," has resigned:

"Speaker Bronislaw Komorowski said Tuesday that the national ombudsman for children's rights Ewa Sowinska will leave office June 30. He gave no reason for her decision...Sowinska was a member of the militantly anti-gay and anti-abortion League of Polish Families. The party was a junior coalition partner in Poland's previous government but lost its seats in parliament in an election last year."

She later backed off her investigation, issuing this statement from a spokesperson: "They are fictional characters, they have nothing to do with reality, and the bag and scissors and other props the fictional characters use are there to create a fictional world that speaks to children. We are not going to deal with this issue any more."

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  1. Can I get an AMEN!

    Posted by: Nite in Shining Armour | Apr 22, 2008 9:09:14 AM


  2. Why do these women always look like BIG lesbians?

    Posted by: David | Apr 22, 2008 9:39:25 AM


  3. she certainly looks like a big ole bull dagger.

    Posted by: alguien | Apr 22, 2008 11:37:21 AM


  4. I'll miss her!
    {stifles sob}

    Posted by: NONPLUSSED! | Apr 23, 2008 8:10:34 AM


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