pamela anderson pornActress Pamela Anderson and Orthodox Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, author of several books on sexuality, have a message for Americans: “Porn is for losers.”

“This is a public hazard of unprecedented seriousness given how freely available, anonymously accessible and easily disseminated pornography is nowadays,” they wrote in the Wall Street Journal.

For the former star of “Baywatch , and his co-author, who is  supporter of Donald Trump, the recent misadventures of former addicted politician Anthony Weiner sexting to prove that porn is a public health problem. Weiner has indeed been left by his wife, a counselor to Hillary Clinton, after it turned out that he had sent a close up of her panties (with his son right next door) to a fan Trump met on Twitter.

“If anyone still doubted the devastation that porn addiction wreaks on those closest to the addict, behold the now-shattered marriage of Mr. Weiner and Huma Abedin, a breakup that she initiated … in shock at the disgraced ex-congressman’s inclusion of their 4-year-old son in one lewd photo that he sent to a near-stranger,” Anderson and Boteach wrote.

A “public health crisis”

So we do not know if Weiner watched a lot of porn, Anderson and Boteach infer from this story that porn is a serious danger to the United States. This position corresponds to the platform of the Republican party, which describes the use of pornography as a “public health crisis” .

Questionable parallel with cannabis

However, as Jesse Singal notes in New York Magazine,  this figure is a bad illustration of the thesis for 9% is not a high percentage, and the parallel with cannabis, a drug not particularly addictive, proves rather than porn does not create strong dependence.

At the end of their article-which is titled “Make a promise: more porn” –  Pamela Anderson and Rabbi Boteach call for a “sensual revolution”  that “would replace the pornography eroticism.”  On the site Pamela Anderson foundation, the actress even wrote a poem about this revolution. She writes that there “porn killed Playboy .