All this buildup is so you understand Ben had his pick at all walks of life. The Case for An Older Woman answers that rhetorical question.
After that dam broke, social disapproval could no longer protect our young men from sexy senior seductresses. While young men have always sought no-strings sex with ladies who can pay for their own meal, older women only recently took advantage, or at least stopped doing it covertly.If Andy Dick daubed PCP off Michael Vick's nightstand with his flapping knife wound, things still wouldn't get as raucous as an eight-woman bachelorette party at P. So at some point, sucking the life out of the young was yanked from the list of activities society frowns on women for doing while congratulating middle-aged men in Camaros. Some folks may hit it off, start a family, and be cursed by the Lord for their hubris with birth-defected children, but most understand the beauty is it can't last.When Franklin fathered a whoreson bastard, that child grew up to be governor.When he issued legitimate progeny, a jealous God claimed the glorious baby for Himself.
At an age when most men's grandchildren would be dead of old age, he was fighting other suitors and gout with both hands to dip his wick in Parisian tallow, and that was when France had the only women in the world who bathed (once a month, same as now).He was also a master of electricity, the nanotech of the Enlightenment.To put it another way -- if you thought your ex-girlfriend's wedding was awkward, imagine what it's like if you've performed a three-knuckle merengue in the bride's Sunday school teacher. On a scale of one to Lunacy, most cougars are "Bicycle Made of Babies." We're not slagging them. We're just saying don't let them get your home address.If you can't protect yourself, you'd get safer kicks doing surgery at home to save money.The only thing comparable to a cougar for insanity, health-risk and awesometicity is the White Castle chicken ring. Why don't you let Ben Franklin answer that question?He was not only our wisest Founding Father, he was also our smoothest playboy.