Michael Koretzky took this photo at a Publix store — I added the uncensored cover — and posted it on his blog with this commentary about the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue “shrouded with a white plastic screen”:
It’s mildly transparent, which sends a confusing message about the store’s modesty. It also makes the cover seem worse than it really is: Model Kate Upton reveals only cleavage, no nipples.
If the idea is to protect our children’s fragile psyches, I’d prefer they dream of fondling breasts over barrels. Safer and quieter for everyone. …
I need to get into gun journalism. At least at my local supermarket, there are more magazines about that than any other topic.