Amy Coney Barrett’s Sartorial Politics

The dog whistle of conservative women’s clothing

Judge Amy Coney Barrett being sworn in before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary (Oct. 12, 2020)

I’ve been listening to the Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett mostly via NPR so haven’t focused too closely on the visuals. But I’ve seen the images posted to news sites and social media.

I’ve been struck by the similarity in Barrett’s attire at all her public events…

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M. J. Murphy

M. J. Murphy

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Assoc. Professor, Gender & Sexuality Studies, U. Illinois Springfield