The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

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Friday, January 21, 2005

The Clinton Haircut Scandal, Take Two

Remember the infamous Clinton haircut? Where he sat on board Air Force One and got a trim from a guy known to charge $200 per customer? The right was foaming at the mouth-- in the words of Robert Reich:

Reich: I mean who cares? But it was--why is this populist president getting his hair cut by this fancy guy--

Q: For $200.

Reich: As if the president paid $200 for his haircut. But yes, he charges $200 a haircut and probably more.

Well, it looks like Queenie Bush has kicked things up a few notches. From

"our favorite TV nugget of the day so far came courtesy of Barbara Walters, who matter-of-factly informed viewers that Laura Bush recently had her hair done by famed New York City stylist Sally Hershberger, who charges $700 for a haircut."

I won't be holding my breath for the outrage...