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The red “S” stands for sleazy?

November 21, 2008

Well, this is just very sad. I remember when Superman had some dignity. He wore a suit and tie, modestly went into a phone booth to change, stuff like that.

He was polite to people, didn’t abuse his x-ray vision around women any more than most guys would. The kind of stand-up dude you’d like to see crashing through your roof during Sunday dinner.

And now look at him! Hanging around crime scenes in a red raincoat like some flasher, wearing what looks like a bad toupe or a worse comb-over. You’d expect this guy to be trying out pathetic pickup lines on skanks at a low-life bar.

“Hey, cutie, buy a shot of crème de menthe for the man of steel? I left my wallet in the other cape…”

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Man stands near police officers in front of the government palace in Lima prior to visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao, November 19, 2008. REUTERS/ Mariana Bazo

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Any man who wears that outfit in public will never have to prove his “courage” in any other way. By the way, it is rude to stare at such people, even if they did manage to get over a high wall which surrounds their institution (in a single bound)!

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It looks like he’s waiting for someone he just met in the Super Heroes chat room. In his nervousness he left both his disguise and common sense at home.

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