A stan war over whether Madonna is a slut or a great female role model—when does it end? More interesting is remembering when it began: An archived Usenet discussion that started in May of 1985 reveals how early the pro- and anti- factions entrenched themselves in the Madonna Wars. And it was all the same crap fans hear today, nearly 30 years later.
“Well, Madonna is playing in Pittsburgh tonight and I wish I could go but the tickets sold out for the Arena in a couple of hours. I don't want to talk about the music, I am just glad that some women are becoming mega-superstars on an equal footing with men. And I loved the movie she made too.
“The more successful role-models that young girls have while growing up, the healthier their outlook on life will be, I think. And the more informed choices they'll be able to make later on.”
That led to some prehistoric outraged WTF responses, including choice morsels such as: