03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Robin Givhan: 'The Fatter The General Population, The Thinner The Idealized Woman'

The fatter the general population, the thinner the idealized woman. And for all the public posturing and blogging, the only force that stopped people from buying clothes and magazines was the souring economy, not righteous indignation over skinny models.

Read more on Washington Post