It is 9 days before Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) becomes the first female Vice President in United States history. Her cover for American Vogue’s February issue could have reflected the historic nature of this year’s presidential transition of power. But instead, it is the same tired postmodernism long foisted on the culture.
We have gone more than four years without a figure with ties to a sitting or incoming White House on the cover of Vogue. The last time was December 2016 — the fashion establishment’s last hurrah for First Lady Michelle Obama.
It has been reported that First Lady Melania Trump turned Vogue down twice when editors failed to promise her the cover. Mrs. Trump already graced the cover in February 2005, wearing her couture John Galliano for Dior wedding dress. Who needs another? And after all the horrific press coverage of Mrs. Trump’s charities over the last four