In 1990, when first published, these views would have been considered even more extremist than they are today, and while BF might have expressed the views that CJ puts in his mouth, he surely would have done so with more facility and wit than CJ manages to muster in his leaden tongued harangue.
While some of BF's writings are rhetorical gems they are 18th C usage and would be tough going for any 21st C.
She cites his excess of meat and drink, and lack of exercise. It is a delightful series of dialogues, and it shows that Franklin is not afraid to skewer himself along with others.
hope you enjoy these writings, and that you will seek out others.
She is punished, but the respectable fathers are consistently untarnished.