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February 14, 2013

How Much More is Wrong with the SI Swimsuit Issue

There has already been plenty of sharp-eyed commentary around the internets on what went horribly wrong with Sports Illustrated’s world tour swimsuit issue. After reading the incisive analysis at Jezebel, for instance, you would think there was nothing more to add to their breakdown of all the cliches, the stereotyping, the racism, the sexism. …And yet, it’s always surprising how much more there is between the desert and the trees.

For example…

SI swimsuit 2 spears

*********SI Swimsuit 3 pollution

*********Sports Illustrated swimsuit lost


SI Swimsuit 1 ungrateful

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