Sir, In the well-known fairy tale, the magic mirror is asked who is the fairest in the land. It is, of course, the wicked stepmother of Snow White. However, when her stepdaughter grows up, she becomes a “thousand times more beautiful” than her stepmother and and takes over the top spot. It remains a mystery as to why the ugly stepmother won the contest at all. It is only a fairy tale, not so?… (more)