What is it with Hillary Clinton and Conde Nast?
First, the Democratic frontrunner’s team successfully leaned on GQ to spike a planned story, by The Atlantic‘s Joshua Green, that reported on infighting within the campaign.
Now, says the Post‘s Liz Smith, the New York senator has cancelled a photo shoot with Vogue–Annie Leibovitz was all lined up–fearing that it could make her appear “elitist.” To make matters worse, it looks like the campaign made the decision to back out a while ago, but didn’t bother to tell Vogue until the last minute.
No candidate wants to look elitist, but alienating fashionistas might not be smart. As Ms. Smith puts it: “Elitists vote too, ya’ know.”