Beware: Barbie

I agree with Iran's prosecutor general (!) on one point: his country should be alarmed by the influx of Barbie dolls. Ghorban-Ali Dorri Najafabad thinks Barbie, among other imported Western toys, poses a threat to "children and young people whose personality is in the process of being formed."
What Western girl hasn't internalized a negative body image after holding, dressing, and admiring Barbie's perfect figure and Hollywood features? Her attributes have become so ingrained in the American psyche, MAC now carries Barbie cosmetics for women (who still yearn to be her?)

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