Monday February 17, 2020

Nadine O'Regan: Off Message

The Daily Mail’s ‘Legs-it’ front page was bad enough, but the article that accompanied it was yet another example of how some women can be other women’s worst enemies

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
2nd April, 2017
A meeting between Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon and British prime minister Theresa May made the front page of last Tuesday’s Daily Mail for all the wrong reasons

Women of the world, get back in your box.

So says the Daily Mail at any rate. Unless you’ve had your head buried beneath a rock for the past week, you couldn’t have missed the ridiculous front-page story which arrived on Tuesday courtesy of that august organ. ‘Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it!’ the headline roared, followed by an assessment of who had the more “tantalising” pins: British prime minister Theresa May or Nicola Sturgeon,...

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