Tag: Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair: ‘Trump Succeeded Because of Breitbart’

Vanity Fair’s Ken Stern reports on his weeklong exercise in reading only conservative news sites, Breitbart News in particular. Stern grudgingly acknowledges Breitbart’s success in shaping the populist movement from which Donald Trump benefitted, and he suggests that the left needs “an effective counterweight in media to the Breitbarts of the world.”

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Vanity Fair: Run, Jerry Brown, Run!

Michael Kinsley, writing for Vanity Fair, urges the Democratic party to consider running Governor Jerry Brown as a potential replacement for Hillary Clinton if Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid continues to plummet.

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Laverne Cox: Vanity Fair Pushed ‘Cisnormative Beauty Standards’ with Bruce Jenner Cover

One of the most famous transgender individuals in America Laverne Cox released a statement on Tumblr in which she agreed with Breitbart Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro. Shapiro said in a column for Breitbart on Tuesday that it is ridiculous to portray Bruce Jenner as a womanly woman on the cover of Vanity Fair in order to make it more credible that Jenner is a woman. There are many transgenders who look nothing like women.

Vanity Fair’s Self-Defeating Jenner Photo

On Monday, Bruce Jenner announced that he wanted to be called Caitlyn Jenner in a photo spread for Vanity Fair. The now-famous photo featured Jenner, heavily made up, photoshopped, wearing a Trashy Lingerie-brand corset, splashed classical Hollywood ingénue-style across the cover. Media quickly compared Jenner with Jessica Lange and Geena Davis.