Why Anna Nicole mattered

Rebecca Schoenkopf, more commonly known as Commie Girl, wrote an editorial in today’s Register about Anna Nicole Smith and how watching her train wreck of a life made us feel better about our own lives.

She created relief. When we watched her slur her way through the simplest statements, we felt smart and together. When we witnessed her oversexed lusting after even inanimate objects, we felt as classy and clean as Audrey Hepburn or Princess Grace. When we watched her bawdy interactions with her poor shy, late son, we kissed our children and told them we loved them.

Anna Nicole Smith, God rest her, was a miserable human being: She was stunningly ignorant, and she was cruel. She wasn’t one deadly sin; she was all of them, wrapped in a layer of pork fat.

Read the entire story here.