The Cycle

Purple in the press

The New York Times wonders whether a significant presence of in the newsroom is anchors’ attempt to sartorially reinforce their election bipartisanship, instead of wearing it because of purple’s popularity with regard to fashion this season. The story provides numerous examples of members of ”the press” who have recently worn purple, but they are all men. Where’s the bipartisanship there? Should the amount of purple be more than coincidence, and eventaully symbolize neutrality beyond politics, Times staffers may need to update their wardrobes.

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