Vogue editor-in-chief says it’s important to “take a stand” when deciding which female politicians to feature

First Lady Melania’s spokeswoman fired back: “To be on the cover of Vogue doesn’t define Mrs. Trump, she’s been there, done that long before she was First Lady.”

From The Independent: Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour has said it’s important to “take a stand” when deciding which influential women in politics the magazine features on the cover.

Wintour was interviewed by CNN ahead of the Met Gala, which is scheduled to take place in less than a month’s time on Monday 6 May. During the interview, the Condé Nast artistic director was questioned over the women in politics who she chooses to profile in the magazine, having previously featured former first lady Michelle Obama and US senator Kamala Harris.

“If you’re talking about the first lady or senator Harris, obviously these are women that we feel are icons and inspiring to women from a global perspective,” Wintour said.

Wintour added that in the present political climate, she believes it’s important to “take a stand”, and that she doesn’t think you can “try and please everybody all the time”.

“You have to stand up for what you believe in, and you have to take a point of view,” the 69-year-old said stated.

Before Wintour learned how to “take a stand”

CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour pointed out that the American magazine has featured more women from the Democratic party than the Republican party. “We profile women in the magazine that we believe in the stand that they’re taking on issues. We support them in the fact that we feel that they are leaders,” Wintour said in response.

The Vogue editor-in-chief stated that the defeat of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 US presidential election made it even more apparent that more women are needed in leadership roles. In December 1998, Clinton became the first US first lady to be featured on the cover of Vogue, during her husband Bill Clinton’s tenure as president.

“I felt that the first lady at that time had behaved in a very brave way,” Wintour stated. “So we felt it was a time to support her and to stand up for women.”

Former first lady Obama was featured on the cover of Vogue on three occasions while she was in the White House. Wintour stated that, in her opinion, Obama “redefined” the role of the first lady, a position that she held from 2009 until 2017.”She made the White House a place for everyone.”


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1 year ago

Sure, Hilary acted very bravely. I suppose it takes a certain amount of courage to sacrifice children to Moloch, especially since that sort of thing is still frowned upon in polite society. But thanks to the demonoids, now gaining greater acceptance. A lifestyle choice, that’s all. And Ms/Mr Obongo certainly did redefine the role of first lady, being the first First Man. So far as we know. Or maybe just the first First Lady with a penis. I get really confused about this stuff. Then there’s this: “We profile women in the magazine that we believe in the stand that… Read more »

1 year ago

Ok, strike out Michael Obama. Caitlyn Brenner, Rosie O’Donnell, they are lesbians, democRats, etc. We have many powerful women -entrepreneurs, CEOs, etc that can be in politics doing a good job all for the best of the constituents and our country. I stand for that. I don’t buy Vogue.

1 year ago

I also wondered about “Lady Gaga”. It’s name is based on a Babylonian Hemphrodite god, that also means “Kaka” (scat/poop)

1 year ago
Reply to  Hawkmoon

yuke, no wonder it stinks!