(not satire – it’s the Daily Telegraph!)
I am livid.
How on earth are satirists supposed to compete when Daily Telegraph feature writers are coming up with gems like this:
As a piece of hard-hitting satire the article is hilarious.
The only problem is that it’s supposed to be serious.
Here are a few extracts:
“The new UN Women Goodwill Ambassador made waves with her speech on gender equality in New York – and her sophisticated wardrobe.”
“You’ve been called up to address the secretary -general of the United Nations and a host of ‘distinguished guests’ with your one-of-a-kind mission to stop gender inequality. So what on earth do you wear?”
“The 24-year-old made clear her stance on being a feminist – in a dress choice that was as eloquent and sophisticated as her argument.”
I swear to you this is NOT a parody.
Well done the Telegraph’s Deputy Fashion Editor Olivia Bergen – you’re a satirical genius.
And you’ve just put hundreds of political humourists out of a job.
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