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Is Newsweek cover sexist?

Post by Cheryl Tucker on Nov. 18, 2009 at 5:06 pm |
November 18, 2009 5:07 pm

shortsI’m not a big Sarah Palin fan, but I’m on her side in thinking that the Newsweek cover photo of her in shorts is inappropriate.

I just don’t buy the Newsweek line that the photo, originally taken for Runner’s World magazine, was
“the most interesting image available to us to illustrate the theme of the cover.” Most provocative, yes. But I think it’s dismissive of a person who, like her or not, deserves more respect.

That said, she looks great.

Anyone else have thoughts on the cover?

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