Politicians Who Uglified Themselves To Be Taken More Seriously
Ali Jawin / July 7, 2009
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Sarah Palin is a lightening rod for criticism on almost every topic. I am not going to jump into that fray since Tina Fey will probably do a smashing job on her own, but I will add my two cents on Sarah Palin's style. Who does she think she is kidding? Just because she throws on some glasses makes her no closer to Uglyville than it does to Harry Potter. While she's claimed sexism based on her looks, and that people take her less seriously because she's beautiful, her critics would argue that had she looked like, say, Susan Boyle, she would have never been selected as John McCain's running mate.
Regardless, she's not the first attractive politician to play up and/or try to hide her good looks. Keep clicking...