Application for dating my daughter
It is usually understood that in order for us to get to know each other, we should talk about sports, politics, and other issues of the day. The only information I require from you is an indication of when you expect to have my daughter safely back at my house, and the only word I need from you on this subject is: "early." I have no doubt you are a popular fellow, with many opportunities to date other girls.
This is fine with me as long as it is okay with my daughter.
Because obviously teenage girls aren't smart enough to avoid predators themselves (and pervs and pedophiles troll for victims by reading messages on novelty t-shirts). Regardless of where it's printed, I think the "feminist father" message is a great, concise counter to the prevailing attitudes dads are expected to have about their daughters and dating.
Most egregiously in Ramthun's book, he is encouraging feminism in his daughter. "Let’s hope it’s just a meme, and not an actual t-shirt," she concludes. (Take, for instance, this message from some daughter-dating rules at the Free Republic: "I'm sure you've been told that in today's world, sex without utilizing a 'barrier method' of some kind can kill you.
But part of raising kids is eventually trusting them to make their own choices, and this includes choices about sexual activity.Still, I want to be fair and open minded about this issue, so I propose this compromise: You may come to the door with your underwear showing and your pants ten sizes too big, and I will not object.However, in order to ensure that your clothes do no, in fact come off during the course of your date with my daughter, I will take my electric nail gun and fasten your trousers securely in place to your waist.Let me elaborate, when it comes to sex, I am the barrier, and I will kill you.
Rule Five: In order for us to get to know each other, we should talk about sports, politics, and other issues of the day. The only information I require from you is an indication of when you expect to have my safely back at my house, and the only word I need from you on this subject is "early." Rule Six: I have no doubt you are a popular fellow, with many opportunities to date other girls.
A father believing his daughter has bodily autonomy provokes such contempt in PJ Media columnist Bonnie Ramthun that she names the hypothetical wearer of this shirt "worst dad of 2014."That's right — Rathun believes the worst thing a father could possibly do is instill feminist principles in his daughter.