Is It Ironic? The Case of the Horribly Mistaken Analogy

alanisFrom an editorial written by the managing editor of the Washington Blade (press run: circa 45,000).

Anderson Cooper may be the most ubiquitous personality on cable television these days. Popping up on a best-dressed or most-beautiful-people list, profiled in magazines or penning a column for Details magazine, Cooper gets a lot of ink. But in all the fawning stories about his good looks, sartorial smarts, family wealth and status as one of TV’s biggest rising stars, one key detail is always missing. […] (Note to Cooper: I have been a journalist for as long as you have and being open about my sexual orientation has never cost me a job, a story, a source or a promotion.)
Is It Ironic? The Case of the Horribly Mistaken Analogy