Our booties, ourselves

I loved Erin Aubry Kaplan's salon essay on the meaning of Michelle Obama's derierre. However, not everyone did (to put it mildly), and she's written a response to the criticisms here. Erin is tremendous writer and I feel honored to count her as a dear friend. She's come under a lot of criticism for the piece, but anyone who knows Erin's work will understand the continuum from which this compelling meditation emerged.

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