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Inviting the government between your legs.

By Katharine Mieszkowski

Published December 13, 2007 11:02PM (EST)

"Do I want the government in my crotch? Of course I do."

-- American writer Pamela Druckerman in a New York Times Op-Ed about her positive experience with postpartum perineal "re-education" in France, which involves what she dubs "assisted crunches for the crotch." Needless to say, providing this type of healthcare is not high on any of the U.S. presidential candidates' agendas.

Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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