Thursday 21 September 2017

Ian O'Doherty: All in the best possible taste?

Have you ever seen any of those documentaries about child beauty pageants?

They're weird, deeply unsettling and appallingly vulgar -- and that's just the mothers.

You never seem to see any fathers in these programmes, just an endless procession of middle-aged, bovine women who are desperate to live out their own faded hopes and dreams through their progeny.

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