The Tabloid Reaction to Chelsea Clinton's Engagement

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Nov. 30 2009 2:35 PM

The Tabloid Reaction to Chelsea Clinton's Engagement

Star magazine's Web site was among many outlets to report on Chelsea Clinton's Thanksgiving engagement to longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky. It's more evidence-on the tail of my piece this morning about the Salahis and their entitled ways -that the divisions among different sorts of fame are growing more and more murky. The three stories promoted alongside the Clinton engagement are about Tiger Woods, and Dancing with the Stars ' Lacey Schwimmer and her new, totally unfamous beau .

Jessica Grose is a frequent Slate contributor and the author of the novel Sad Desk Salad. Follow her on Twitter.

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