Michele Bachmann is the most beautiful elected official in Washington, says The Hill
... but, as mom said, beauty is only skin deep.
That Marcus Bachmann sure is one lucky guy.
According to The Hill, his wife is the most beautiful elected official in Washington. Not only that, but at 56 years old, Michele is more than twice as old as most of the nine assorted and anonymous staffers who rank ahead of her in The Hill's annual list. We have to give her credit -- it's an impressive recognition for someone who hit AARP eligibility during the George W. administration.
From The Hill's list:
In terms of style, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has come a long way. For a 2008 story on congressional wardrobes, she told The Hill, "I'm a bottom-feeder when it comes to clothes shopping," and described her strategy as going for "markdown, markdown, markdown, and then 80 percent off of that."
But nothing about her presidential-campaign wardrobe looked bargain-basement. Not only did she hire Fox News Channel makeup artist Tamara Robertson for her 2012 bid, she also debuted a sleeker, trendier hairdo that inspired attention from the likes of the New York Daily News, which ran an article last year on women asking their hairdressers to replicate Bachmann's look. She also made noise -- literally -- wearing a French manicure that clicked and clacked on the podiums of the GOP primary's many debates. Bachmann was a chic version of her Capitol Hill self while on the national stage this past year.
Too bad Bachmann's brand of politics is crazy flavored , otherwise Our Favorite Congresswoman might've gotten more time on the national stage for reasons besides her incendiary Islamophobic comments .
But take heart, 6th District voters who are sick of Bachmann but appreciate having good-looking representation in D.C. -- that Jim Graves guy is pretty easy on the eyes too, if we do say so ourselves.
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