Slideshow: The Very Stupidest Things Vogue Has Ever Published About Politics

March, 2011: Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, as photographed by James Nachtwey for American Vogue.

Slideshow: The Very Stupidest Things Vogue Has Ever Published About Politics

August, 2010: Kristen McMenamy poses for Steven Meisel in Vogue Italia's 24-page cover spread themed around the BP oil spill, which released 4.9 billion barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and is to date the largest marine oil spill in the oil industry's history.

Slideshow: The Very Stupidest Things Vogue Has Ever Published About Politics

April, 2000: American Vogue shoots John Galliano's couture collection, which, with its silk printed to look like newspaper, abraded finishes, and intentionally off-kilter styling was one of the first seasonal collections to evoke the style of the homeless. Only at prices in the tens of thousands of dollars per dress.

Slideshow: The Very Stupidest Things Vogue Has Ever Published About Politics

August, 2008: Vogue India goes slumming.

Slideshow: The Very Stupidest Things Vogue Has Ever Published About Politics

June, 2007: American Vogue sends Keira Knightley to Kenya to feed a baby elephant in style.

Slideshow: The Very Stupidest Things Vogue Has Ever Published About Politics

1969: Vogue prints an urban guerilla warfare spread.

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