By: Mark Glennon*


Hey, that’s not our our question or our headline, so chill.GOP legs


It is, though, for a rather serious article yesterday in the right-leaning publication, The Federalist. The left’s response came fast with two pieces in The New Republic, linked here and here, and they added pictures, like the one on the right.


I won’t touch this with a pole, so you read the articles and decide for yourself. The fate of the nation may turn on this.


Trump's Background
Trump’s background
The more typical backgound
The more typical background

I have been wondering, however, when pundits will start analyzing voter response to the background Donald Trump uses in his victory speeches. Lots of hotties, not the usual smorgasbord selected by bean counters. Mostly his family, I think, but still…. Does it help or hurt? We try to stick to policy and not politics on this site, so you can decide that one, too.


*Mark Glennon is founder of WirePoints. Opinions expressed are his own.



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4 years ago

Interesting post Mark !! I think both sides are WAY overthinking it. I think the real answer is alot simpler. Young and not-so-young women are better looking, because (in my opinion), they more often come from families with dad and/or mom working in the private sector, for businesses, in the biz world. And the young women in college see what it takes to do well in the biz-world and one thing it takes is LOOKING and acting attractive. Let’s face it, many jobs that biz world ladies go into, have an advantage to be “put together well”. Same with MEN… Read more »