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  • Going out of fashion, fast…

    Posted by Charles Cameron on June 9th, 2011 (All posts by )

    [ cross-posted from Zenpundit — humor, analytic indicators, fashion, dictators ]
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    It seems likely from the first of these two images [Ben Ali, Saleh, Qaddafi, Mubarak, April] that manner of dress may be a valuable early indicator of how long a given dictator can hold onto power in the Middle East —

    quo-vogue.jpg

    — but where does that leave the lovely Asma al-Assad [in Vogue this February] today?

    Answer:

    oops.jpg

     

    3 Responses to “Going out of fashion, fast…”

    1. Jonathan Says:

      A strikingly corrupt article.

    2. Sgt. Mom Says:

      Not surprised in the least that they dissappeared the article … subsequent events in Syria must have made it extremely embarrassing for Vogue. I can hardly imagine an article about a dictator’s wife being published in a major fashion mag at a worse time.

    3. Bill Brandt Says:

      I was thinking hat the lovely Benazir Bhutto – trying to democratize Pakistan – was assassinated not too long ago.