Dear Soaps,

Why are the men on Passions portrayed as such buffoons? Ethan, Sam, Julian and Miguel are all as dumb as monkeys! Why can't Reilly write intelligent stuff for men?
— Mike

Dear Mike,
Hey, I always thought monkeys were rather intelligent, but what do I know? Seriously, Chad and Luis are portrayed as relatively intelligent guys; isn't that enough? In fact, Chad, who always speaks his mind, is one of my favorite characters on soaps.