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Unfiled August 10, 2007
 
An Appeal To Our Readers
 
 

On July 31, the Moscow Times published a shocking news stub reporting that Safari Lodge, a popular gentlemen's club and longtime eXile advertiser, was raided by police on suspicion of engaging in the illicit prostitution business. According to the article, Moscow police arrested Safari's deputy director, a man of Turkish nationality, for organizing a "prostitution den" on the premises of the Safari Lodge. It was alleged that he offered clients what the MT vaguely referred to as, "services of a sexual nature."

Like many of you, we at The eXile were saddened and dismayed by the allegations. We hope it is not true. Like you, we have been to Safari club many times, and never once did we personally witness this alleged "prostitution den." We went there for the food, the drinks, and the dancing, which was like ballet, only with a chrome pole.

The point is that we should not jump to conclusions. There are many possible explanations for what was really going on in there. Perhaps the money was being exchanged for smiles, since everyone knows that smiles are not free at the Safari Lodge and like-minded clubs. If two consenting adults happened to have sex at around the same time as smiles were purchased, and money was exchanged, then clearly the money was payment for the smiles, while the sex itself was free and a product of mutual love, affection and respect.

This raises an important question: If we're going to start running around banning people from purchasing smiles at around the same time as two consenting adults copulate, then what's next? Banning sex itself? It's time for Big Government to get off of our backs - especially if our backs are sweaty, bare, and hairy.

Or maybe it wasn't sex at all. Perhaps every night, dozens of customers would lose their keys. So what looked like sex could in fact have been two people looking for a set of lost keys or a lost earring - or both. There is no way to be sure. Can YOU be sure?

As to why people must be naked while searching for these lost items, one could counter, why are you wearing your clothes while reading this editorial? Maybe you are the real pervert. And if you are a pervert, then who will guard the perverts? Answer: We, The eXile.

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