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Did Nancy Reagan give the best blowjobs in hollywood?

Following a tweet from conservative commentator Abigail Shapiro, rumours of Nancy Reagan’s famous blowjob game have resurfaced.

Normally we might not be all that interested in a former first lady’s alleged oral prowess.

Given the Reagan administration’s infamous conservatism, however – promotion of traditional gender roles, war on pornography, war on drugs – one can’t help but wish Nancy could have owned her own sexuality rather than condemn anyone that was a little bit horny.

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Shapiro, acting under the handle Classically Abbey, took to Twitter last Friday in a coarse slut-shaming of Madonna. Shapiro placed two images, one of Madonna and the other of Reagan, side by side in a bid to demonstrate her idea of ‘Classic living‘ in one’s 60s. It’s Shapiro’s comparison that has sparked the resurgence of Reagan rumours and the coining of terms like ‘throat goat.’

The purpose of this is not to slut-shame Nancy (good on her for getting some!), but rather to illuminate the hypocrisy of conservative voices which seek to shame and suppress the sexual freedoms of others.

It’s not hard to envisage Shapiro’s affinity for Nancy Reagan who, like her, endorsed staunchly conservative and traditional gender roles. This would, of course, be absolutely fine if they didn’t attempt to force their views upon others through shaming and humiliation.

Some of Shapiro’s stances include; “wives should ask their husband’s praise for how well they cleaned the house” and, “leggings are a problem” because they’re distracting to men. Nancy Reagan herself despised the women’s liberation movement and felt that women would succeed in life if they were more feminine.

More broadly, the Reagan administration, through its endorsement of 1986’s Meese Report on pornography, is largely responsible for our sex-negative world.

Whether these Reagan rumours are true or not (who knows!), the irony they expose is real and relevant.

Upon considering Nancy’s past life of blow-job giving sexual freedom, one can’t help but imagine a utopia where the Shapiro’s and Reagan’s keep their oppressive views to themselves and sexual liberation is viewed in positivity and light, rather than cloaked in shame.