Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Steyn’s Song of the Week

“As Mollie Hemingway remarked, “My feminist friends assure me that this is really a song about date rape and roofies.” I’d like to think her feminist friends are maybe half-joking, or at any rate half her feminist friends are quarter-joking, and it’s merely their way of deriding the obsolete gender roles of man as the seducer and the gal as the receiving end. I mean, they’re not seriously arguing it’s about drugging a woman into sex, are they? If it were, wouldn’t it be available as a celebrity duet between Bill Cosby & [Insert Name Here]?”