Fox Butterfield, call your office

Of course, the organizers of the Miss Ukraine contest might have followed Carlson’s example to their advantage

Of course, the organizers of the Miss Ukraine contest might have followed Carlson’s example to their advantage

The Miss America contest gets booted from Atlantic City.

I have never, ever watched the thing, and could care less if it’s hit its demise, but this article on the pageant’s woes contains a classic Fox Butterfield: *

[New Chairwoman Grethchen Carlson] this year controversially attempted to modernize the event by scrapping the swimsuit contest, but the ratings continued to slump.

[Wilipedia] Butterfield is the eponym for "The Butterfield Effect", used to refer to a person who "makes a statement that is ludicrous on its face, yet it reveals what the speaker truly believes", especially if expressing a supposed paradox when a causal relationship should be obvious.[5][6] The particular article that sparked this was titled "More Inmates, Despite Drop In Crime" by Butterfield in the New York Times on November 8, 2004.[7]