Vogue is not politically correct. The magazine loves fur, after all. And it celebrates a slender physique. Sure, in its annual shape issue it applauds curves. Vogue has championed fashion industry initiatives to combat eating disorders among models. But Vogue will never endorse fat; it won't even pretend to.

The Washington Post's Robin Givhan, reflecting on Anna Wintour's 20-year reign at Vogue, as of June 29, 2008