Monday, August 15, 2011
Do looks help in Presidential elections? Many women would say yes about Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan and Jack Kennedy and the opposite for John Kerry and Michael Dukakis. Certainly Richard Nixon was no looker, but he managed to beat Hubert Humphrey and George McGovern neither of whom were movie star figures.
Now comes Rick Perry who has the rugged western good looks of the Marlboro Man. Will he make ladies’ hearts go pitter patter? My wife thinks so. No matter what, good looks don’t hurt.