Choice of Words

When I read the slug on this op-ed at the New York Times, I was rather amused at their choice of words:

The North’s Olympic cheerleaders continue a practice of using pretty young women to represent Pyongyang. Why does South Korea embrace them?

Why the heck do you think? Who’s editing the NYT these days, anyway?

3 comments… add one
  • Steve Link

    You can use pretty women to sell stuff? Who knew? Those crafty North Korean devils.


  • Guarneri Link

    “Who’s editing the NYT these days, anyway”

    Gloria Steinham. Although in looking at the pics I was struck at how obviously virtuous and erudite they looked………

  • If things have gotten to the point at which people think there’s something wrong with men being attracted to pretty girls, feminism has lost the war.

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