Re “The frump factor,” Opinion, Nov. 15
I couldn't have put it better than Meghan Daum.
In this country, the “frump factor” is where it's at. And it doesn't end there. Besides the frump factor, we hold different ethnic groups to a double standard, and those of us who are overweight to a double standard.
Until we realize that we're all in this together and that the good is on the inside of our brothers and our sisters, then I know our journey is far from over.
Re “The Petraeus affair,” Editorial, Nov. 13
The message conveyed in your editorial and in the television news shows is clear: David H. Petraeus' problem was his wife. She hadn't had a makeover. She hadn't had a face-lift.