Town Reportedly Nixes Winnie the Pooh Mascot Over 'Dubious Sexuality'

By Timothy McGrath, GlobalPost Contributor

According to the Croatian Times, members of the Tuszyn town council were having this totally reasonable conversation about Winnie's biological sex and choice of outerwear when one of them decided it was worth recording and leaking to media. We all owe this person a debt of gratitude. Because now we know the following things about the members of the Tuszyn town council.

Resident and councillor Ryszard Cichy apparently believes this about Winnie: "The problem with that bear is it doesn’t have a complete wardrobe. It is half naked which is wholly inappropriate for children."

An unnamed official apparently knows why: "It doesn’t wear underpants because it doesn’t have a sex. It’s a hermaphrodite." ...