“She Sat With Her Legs Ajar…”

… is what the Washington Post’s Style columnist — yes, Robin Givhan (of I see Clinton cleavage fame)— wants you to know about Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. And what does she expect you to make of that? Here is the actual photo and caption in the Post accompanying Givhan’s story: “UNUSUAL: Most women, including Sen. Amy Klobuchar, cross their legs when sitting, but not Kagan.”

Givhan goes on to report, among other things (and here is one critique of some of those things), that Kagan “doesn’t appear to ever cross her legs,” not “at the ankles, either, the way so many older women do.”

Turns out? Kagan sometimes doesn’t sit “with her legs ajar.” Below, a few pictures of the nominee looking a little more like “most women:”

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.