Life Just Say No to Nursing
Charles is baiting the commenters—unsympathetically coming out against boys crying and such like—and I want to get in on the action.
So: While I’m for boys having feelings, up to and including feelings that make them cry, I am strongly opposed to the nursing of infants in public. I believe, as Barbara Walters does, that nursing is unsightly and that innocent passersby should not be required to look on infants being nursed. And I say this as a parent—a parent who not once nursed in public.
My officemate, Bradley Steinbacher, disagrees. He believes that women should nurse openly, if only to increase the number of bared breasts on public display.
“Even swollen, chewed-up breasts?â€ť I inquired.
“Yes,â€ť Brad responded, “even those.â€ť