CathyHoryn http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/7145/all en NY Times: Michelle Obama 'a Woman Not to be Contended with So Much as Worshiped From Afar' http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-michelle-obama-woman-not-be-contended-so-much-worshiped-afar <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Fawning over First Lady Michelle Obama has been over-the-top, but considering her a “deity” a “goddess,” and “a woman not to be contended with so much as worshiped from afar,” is a bit much. </p> <br /> <p >Those are the labels Cathy Horyn, the NY Times fashion critic, bestowed upon the First Lady in her Dec. 27 <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/27/fashion/27LADIES.html?_r=1&ref=politic" />look</a> at the year in fashion. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-michelle-obama-woman-not-be-contended-so-much-worshiped-afar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Politics CathyHoryn Fashion FirstLady MichelleObama NewYorkTimes SarahPalin Wed, 30 Dec 2009 05:00:00 +0000 admin 28438 at http://www.mrc.org NYT's Fashion Critic Praises Palin's Style - Then Ducks http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-fashion-critic-praises-palins-style-then-ducks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cathy Horyn favors Sarah Palin&#039;s fashion sense over Michelle Obama&#039;s, then braces for liberal brickbats: &quot;...it seems to me that Sarah Palin, and not Mrs. Obama, is closer to how most of them dress. (Obviously this is not a discussion about Ms. Palin&#039;s political views or intellectual gifts, so stay out of my fashion story.)&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In her Sunday column summing up the year in fashion, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/27/fashion/27LADIES.html?ref=politic">Michelle Obama and Sarah Palin, Models for Different Roles</a>," Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn warned she was keeping politics out of it. That's a wise preemptive strike against a liberal readership that would probably miffed at her unfashinable praise of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's sense of style ("I like the way she dresses") and tweaking of first lady Michelle Obama for wearing non-American labels.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-fashion-critic-praises-palins-style-then-ducks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch CathyHoryn Fashion liberalmediabias MichelleObama NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias SarahPalin TimesWatch Tue, 29 Dec 2009 19:26:00 +0000 admin 7280 at http://www.mrc.org