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9. i think we should start a 'handsomest male pol' poll and send
it to this author. just make sure rob lowe is on the list. :fistbump:

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  -The world's most beautiful female politicians revealed Beacool  Mar-25-09 10:40 AM   #0 
  - So...  Bicoastal   Mar-25-09 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Yes, but just this once. Get it straight buddy.  Guy Whitey Corngood   Mar-25-09 10:51 AM   #11 
     - Wise guy, huh?  Beacool   Mar-25-09 10:57 AM   #16 
  - Ahem -- Vice President Elect Sarah Palin?????  Kookaburra   Mar-25-09 10:43 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, well, they screwed the pooch on that one.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 10:45 AM   #4 
  - Sweet Jesus! My heart just skipped a beat  DrToast   Mar-25-09 10:58 AM   #17 
  - For "elect", read "hallucinate". nt  eppur_se_muova   Mar-25-09 05:44 PM   #142 
  - I almost choked when I saw that. HEAVEN FORBID! *shudder*  grace0418   Mar-25-09 05:56 PM   #145 
  - My eyes, my eyesssss......  AZBlue   Mar-25-09 10:11 PM   #172 
  - Wishful thinking on the part of the Daily Fail I guess. nt  mwooldri   Mar-26-09 01:20 AM   #175 
  - yes, indeed. Moronic sexism is just fine as long as you call it  cali   Mar-25-09 10:44 AM   #3 
  - Oh gee, lighten up.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 10:48 AM   #7 
  - Of course they would  joeglow3   Mar-25-09 11:26 AM   #31 
  - It's hypocrisy.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:33 AM   #34 
  - uh, sorry. I've never even commented on Obama's looks  cali   Mar-25-09 11:39 AM   #38 
     - Look, I spent months calling out the sexism in the media.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:46 AM   #45 
     - I guess I see it differently  joeglow3   Mar-25-09 12:07 PM   #59 
        - This OP is about a beauty contest... not a compliment.  redqueen   Mar-25-09 12:10 PM   #61 
           - And where is the commentary on how this is a judgement of them as people?  joeglow3   Mar-25-09 12:27 PM   #70 
              - It's ranking them based on looks.  redqueen   Mar-25-09 01:10 PM   #80 
  - Maybe some people missed this  Amelie   Mar-25-09 01:17 PM   #81 
  - I missed it too.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 02:56 PM   #91 
  - Actually, here's one about male US politicians...  Truth2Tell   Mar-25-09 06:10 PM   #151 
  - how fucking annoying is this juvenile nonsense  noiretextatique   Mar-25-09 05:37 PM   #141 
     - Yep.  redqueen   Mar-25-09 05:54 PM   #144 
  - I hope you're wearing your asbestos underwear ...  11 Bravo   Mar-25-09 10:47 AM   #5 
  - Why?  Beacool   Mar-25-09 10:50 AM   #10 
     - Don't get me wrong, I agree with you.  11 Bravo   Mar-25-09 11:55 AM   #52 
        - I don't get it.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 12:03 PM   #57 
  - Charming  Wickerman   Mar-25-09 10:47 AM   #6 
  - UMM.. where was their work judged?  madmom   Mar-25-09 01:06 PM   #78 
     - My point exactly n/t  Wickerman   Mar-25-09 02:55 PM   #90 
  - Idiocracy is real. (nt)  redqueen   Mar-25-09 10:50 AM   #8 
  - That movie gave my wife nightmares. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Mar-25-09 10:51 AM   #12 
  - i think we should start a 'handsomest male pol' poll and send  ellenfl   Mar-25-09 10:50 AM   #9 
  - Alright, that's the spirit!!  Beacool   Mar-25-09 10:53 AM   #14 
  - President of Ukraine used to be quite handsome, before he was poisoned.  Manifestor_of_Light   Mar-25-09 07:36 PM   #160 
  - Why the nasty little swipe at British women?  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-25-09 10:52 AM   #13 
  - Because the article is from a British newspaper.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 10:56 AM   #15 
  - The Daily Fail is a right-wing fish wrap that hates, women (unless they are in bikinis) immigrants..  truebrit71   Mar-25-09 11:01 AM   #18 
  - LOL. love it "But it is very useful as a fish-wrapper"  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 11:51 AM   #47 
  - And that excuses it?  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-25-09 11:05 AM   #20 
     - The paper is decrying the fact that no British women were included  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:15 AM   #22 
     - Uh, no... that's not 'decrying'.  redqueen   Mar-25-09 11:16 AM   #23 
     - If this is what you need to do to prop up your "gal" Hillary...  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-25-09 11:43 AM   #43 
        - Ahhhhhhhhh  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:49 AM   #46 
           - You didn't respond to the point about Chelsea.  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-25-09 11:54 AM   #51 
              - You could have fooled me. Your posts are  laugle   Mar-25-09 09:45 PM   #171 
              - if we were attacking another women for her looks, it would be strange  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-26-09 07:46 AM   #187 
                 - This is what you open the door to when you bring up looks. (nt)  redqueen   Mar-26-09 10:08 AM   #189 
                    - do you object when people swoon over obama? or is this objection only restricted to women?  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-26-09 12:51 PM   #193 
                       - No, it's not about male or female for me.  redqueen   Mar-26-09 01:13 PM   #194 
     - why are you being snippy at beacool because you disagree with the writer of this article?  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 11:30 AM   #33 
        - Chelsea Clinton has been viciously attacked based on her looks.  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-25-09 12:15 PM   #64 
           - yes, but no one is criticizing her looks are they? for once on a list of beautiful people  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 12:20 PM   #67 
  - Ashamedly, there's some truth to this.  mwooldri   Mar-26-09 02:15 AM   #176 
  - Come on, isn't Katherine Harris still considered a politician?  underpants   Mar-25-09 11:02 AM   #19 
  - LOL, that pose...  Naturyl   Mar-26-09 02:25 AM   #178 
     - Oh YEAH!  underpants   Mar-26-09 07:34 AM   #185 
  - This makes sense, as  Howzit   Mar-25-09 11:10 AM   #21 
  - The truth is that it's NOT irrelevant to most people.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:16 AM   #24 
  - hillary is aging beautifully, i think she is prettier now that 20 years ago.  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 11:17 AM   #25 
  - Thanks  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:18 AM   #27 
     - i could have sworn we had a similar one for men  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 11:26 AM   #32 
        - Don't worry if the president is included,  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:35 AM   #35 
           - There is a difference between a compliment and a beauty contest. (nt)  redqueen   Mar-25-09 11:53 AM   #50 
  - Since we are being a little shallow: Where's Denmark on that list?  dbmk   Mar-25-09 11:17 AM   #26 
  - I had never seen her before.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:20 AM   #28 
  - As a side note  dbmk   Mar-25-09 11:40 AM   #39 
     - Cool!!  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:41 AM   #41 
  - ahem...  progressoid   Mar-25-09 11:24 AM   #30 
  - Maggie T never rated in the beauty stakes.  denem   Mar-25-09 11:21 AM   #29 
  - Well, can you blame them?  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:36 AM   #36 
  - Don't forget, ladies -- even if someone takes you seriously enough to vote for you, you're still  ogneopasno   Mar-25-09 11:37 AM   #37 
  - Men are judged by their looks too.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:41 AM   #40 
  - Yes, but few women can be "plain" without comment. But look at all those ugly middle aged  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 11:44 AM   #44 
  - And not just Congress.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:53 AM   #49 
  - Yes, be slowly it's changing-men are becoming more vane. They're even getting that eye-liner thing  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 12:08 PM   #60 
     - Men look sexy with eyeliner  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 02:15 PM   #84 
     - Same here.  jenmito   Mar-25-09 03:28 PM   #100 
     - indeed they do. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:34 PM   #105 
     - Hey, have at it. I want nothing to do with those little princes.  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:39 PM   #109 
        - so classy. assuming gender non-conformance makes men "little princes"  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:43 PM   #114 
           - WTF! Gender non-conformist has little to do with it - that stuff smears and makes one and all  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:47 PM   #115 
              - for a lot of men it does. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:53 PM   #117 
                 - Ok, in deference to you and yours, Society (including you and I) has norms that are not fair.  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:59 PM   #120 
                    - so its societies fault that you have no tolerance for gender non-conformance?  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 04:04 PM   #123 
                       - No, it's nobody's fault and I'm sorry if I came off as glib. However, there still is a NORM that  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 04:16 PM   #126 
                          - no matter how many times you capitalize NORM. you are responsible for determining the norms  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 04:36 PM   #128 
                             - Well, consider forgiveness? I admit to this flaw. I'm older and have some perspectives that  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 04:45 PM   #130 
     - i am sure those men dont want to be around you either. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:34 PM   #103 
     - Keep Classy LP ... you never fail to disappoint.  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:38 PM   #108 
        - you either. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:41 PM   #111 
     - i am sure those men dont want to be around you either. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:34 PM   #104 
  - We need to start snarking on male politicians appearance more  Teaser   Mar-25-09 12:35 PM   #72 
  - There are some really ugly men in the Senate, definitely.  woolldog   Mar-25-09 10:40 PM   #173 
  - I agree.  Jennicut   Mar-25-09 11:51 AM   #48 
     - Yep, and I know of a certain poster on this board,  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:55 AM   #53 
  - That's what I was thinking ... but it would go totally over the head of some, otherwise empathetic,  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 11:41 AM   #42 
  - Nope,  Beacool   Mar-25-09 11:58 AM   #55 
  - And vice versa  progressoid   Mar-25-09 12:05 PM   #58 
     - I probably could trust this homely looking guy MUCH MORE than Bill Clinton to take my ...  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 12:11 PM   #62 
        - Nope, you couldn't. Libido has nothing to do with looks.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 12:20 PM   #68 
        - yup. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 12:21 PM   #69 
        - Based on what? His looks?  progressoid   Mar-25-09 12:35 PM   #73 
           - maybe she trusts that her daughter wont be attracted to the guy  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 12:39 PM   #74 
              - In Bill's case it's not just looks.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 12:45 PM   #75 
              - I just don't get it. Given that I did a background check, and I would. Odds are that Bill Clinton  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:17 PM   #93 
              - There have been more than one former lovers of Bill Clinton who say he didn't initially act  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:21 PM   #94 
                 - in my experience women are just as shallow as men but have been conditioned to lie about it  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:25 PM   #97 
                    - It depends on the individual. But we both know that. n/t  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:40 PM   #110 
                       - yes, it does. individual person not gender. nt  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 03:41 PM   #112 
                          - TIME OUT! Every factor enters into the equation - that's the complexity of society. PEACE  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:49 PM   #116 
  - Congresswoman Luciana Leon Seems Like A Politician That I Can Really, Umm, Errr...  Beetwasher   Mar-25-09 11:58 AM   #54 
  - Ah. Nice to see what women are really valued for STILL in 2009.  progressivebydesign   Mar-25-09 11:58 AM   #56 
  - Have you forgotten Johanna Sigurddottir? Iceland's Prime Minister:  Aristus   Mar-25-09 12:13 PM   #63 
  - She's 68?????  Beacool   Mar-25-09 12:16 PM   #65 
     - It's her official government photograph. There are others where she looks 68.  Aristus   Mar-25-09 12:18 PM   #66 
  - This is just a nasty Daily Mail article sneering at female Labour politicians.  Dutch   Mar-25-09 12:29 PM   #71 
  - Go Hillary - eat your  emilyg   Mar-25-09 12:59 PM   #76 
  - Hear, hear!!!!  Beacool   Mar-25-09 02:51 PM   #88 
     - What's not to like about Pelosi?  burning rain   Mar-27-09 02:00 AM   #198 
  - ...  PVnRT   Mar-25-09 01:00 PM   #77 
  - Kirsten Gillibrand made the list?  Beacool   Mar-25-09 01:08 PM   #79 
  - Why? Because she's white and blonde?  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:22 PM   #95 
  - What's the big deal? A woman can be attractive and competent and I see  madmom   Mar-25-09 01:18 PM   #82 
  - There's one mistake there  hamsterjill   Mar-25-09 02:09 PM   #83 
  - Welllllll............  Beacool   Mar-25-09 02:49 PM   #86 
  - Hill is an attractive woman, but Segolene is a major hottie  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 02:21 PM   #85 
  - Geeze, take the locker room banter to the lounge please?  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:33 PM   #102 
     - If that's locker room banter, what's post 99? (nt)  redqueen   Mar-25-09 03:42 PM   #113 
     - Honesty  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 05:04 PM   #135 
        - Vulgarity.  redqueen   Mar-25-09 05:07 PM   #136 
           - All I said was that Segolene Royal is hot  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 05:15 PM   #139 
              - Sorry... I was talking about post 99.  redqueen   Mar-25-09 05:18 PM   #140 
     - As soon as you take your extreme posturing back to yoga class. n/t  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 05:07 PM   #137 
        - Too funny, I prefer Lacrosse and Hockey. But thanks for asking.  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 05:59 PM   #147 
           - I wish, but I ain't in France.  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 06:57 PM   #157 
  - I find this whole thread sexist.  MrPerson   Mar-25-09 02:51 PM   #87 
  - ironically posted by an op that screeched "sexism" all through the primary  Lord Helmet   Mar-26-09 03:03 PM   #195 
  - How stupid.  demmiblue   Mar-25-09 02:55 PM   #89 
  - Yikes. Hillary Clinton is not attractive.  woolldog   Mar-25-09 03:03 PM   #92 
  - Now be nice. We're only supposed to attend to the "air brush" versions. We do all get old - she's  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:23 PM   #96 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-25-09 03:32 PM   #101 
  - Hey, no woman in her 60s is going to compete "in looks" with 30 or 40 somethings.  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 03:35 PM   #106 
  - Bad form? You introduced the topic of HC's looks,  woolldog   Mar-25-09 04:01 PM   #121 
     - Say anything you want,  Beacool   Mar-25-09 04:20 PM   #127 
     - She's beautiful and smart.  emilyg   Mar-25-09 06:26 PM   #152 
        - Smart, yes. Beautiful, hell no.  file83   Mar-25-09 06:43 PM   #155 
  - We don't need to read every passing thought you might have in your head.  Starry Messenger   Mar-25-09 03:36 PM   #107 
  - do u think i care?  woolldog   Mar-25-09 04:39 PM   #129 
     - What was it about Feb 2008 that made all  Starry Messenger   Mar-25-09 05:00 PM   #134 
  - What the fuck?  PBS Poll-435   Mar-25-09 05:58 PM   #146 
  - Why is the provenance of the photo relevant?  woolldog   Mar-25-09 06:06 PM   #149 
     - LOL!  PBS Poll-435   Mar-25-09 06:10 PM   #150 
        - Even taking the kindest, most airbrushed photo  woolldog   Mar-25-09 06:29 PM   #153 
           - That doesn't excuse the fact that you searched for and posted THAT photo  PBS Poll-435   Mar-25-09 06:34 PM   #154 
           - Yeah, a lot of guys like that pic,  Beacool   Mar-29-09 03:43 PM   #199 
           - Don't you think it's subjective?  Sugarcoated   Mar-25-09 09:30 PM   #170 
           - usually when people talk about beauty,  woolldog   Mar-27-09 01:40 AM   #197 
           - Well, that's your opinion, but because you said it doesn't make it so. Many would disagree.  Cash_thatswhatiwant   Mar-26-09 02:40 AM   #179 
              - It's definitely subjective, I agree.  woolldog   Mar-27-09 01:33 AM   #196 
  - This is the WORST picture of HRC I have ever seen - it is clearly not typical  karynnj   Mar-26-09 10:24 AM   #190 
  - So it's ok to objectify women this way?  jenmito   Mar-25-09 03:26 PM   #98 
  - Jennifer Granholm  SoFlaJet   Mar-25-09 03:26 PM   #99 
  - That they would not include her...  GoCubsGo   Mar-25-09 06:58 PM   #158 
  - of course, its a spanish newspaper  Blue_Tires   Mar-25-09 03:55 PM   #118 
  - She isn't a politician. From what I could tell no politician spouses were shown.  Guy Whitey Corngood   Mar-25-09 03:58 PM   #119 
  - ah...good call  Blue_Tires   Mar-25-09 04:02 PM   #122 
     - Your point is taken. Last time I visited Spain in '03 I found that the younger people  Guy Whitey Corngood   Mar-25-09 04:06 PM   #125 
  - she isnt a politician  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 04:04 PM   #124 
     - hello lioness...  Blue_Tires   Mar-25-09 07:53 PM   #161 
        - a black heart! reflecting more or less how i feel about du  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 09:04 PM   #166 
  - So the pommies snub the acting Prime Minister of Australia (big surprise)  depakid   Mar-25-09 04:48 PM   #131 
  - She's lovely too.  Beacool   Mar-25-09 06:48 PM   #156 
  - Love the beatiful women lighting up the political scene. Thanks for the post and  biopowertoday   Mar-25-09 04:56 PM   #132 
  - Thanks!!!  Beacool   Mar-25-09 05:10 PM   #138 
  - Who really gives a rats ass -  southernyankeebelle   Mar-25-09 04:59 PM   #133 
  - Good looks and an empty head equals ugly. (See Palin)  Gregorian   Mar-25-09 05:52 PM   #143 
  - But far too many males of our species (and some females) have to drool and say "hot"  ShortnFiery   Mar-25-09 06:01 PM   #148 
     - I was so pissed off at a friend about this.  Gregorian   Mar-25-09 08:27 PM   #163 
     - yes, because no one has called president obama hot. or biden for that matter.  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-25-09 09:06 PM   #167 
        - Or Yulia Tymoshenko, or Segolene Royal  Lilith Velkor   Mar-25-09 09:10 PM   #168 
        - Honestly, I appreciate your thoughtfulness but you don't have to be the keeper of my morality.  ShortnFiery   Mar-26-09 04:13 AM   #181 
           - as i said those men are probably glad for it. i bear you no resentment i just find you and people  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-26-09 07:34 AM   #184 
  - Am I the only one who sees a resemblance...  GoCubsGo   Mar-25-09 07:04 PM   #159 
  - Aren't they forgetting someone?  Jim Sagle   Mar-25-09 08:17 PM   #162 
  - She's at the top of my list, Jim! How they could have left her out. I'll never know!  hellbound-liberal   Mar-26-09 04:52 AM   #183 
  - Gillibrand is on the list  Lilith Velkor   Mar-26-09 10:05 AM   #188 
  - Sarah Palin also topped the STUPIDEST politicians from around the world list  Reterr   Mar-25-09 08:28 PM   #164 
  - Wow. Ms. Leon is stunning.  MrSlayer   Mar-25-09 08:51 PM   #165 
  - my friend says she's a big GLBT advocate in Peru  Adenoid_Hynkel   Mar-26-09 04:46 AM   #182 
  - The first one is definitely smokin. The other... meh. They're *thin*, I guess.  BlooInBloo   Mar-25-09 09:29 PM   #169 
  - number one, beautiful inside and out: Ayaan Hirsi Ali  Vattel   Mar-25-09 10:55 PM   #174 
  - Palin is okay from the neck down, but she's a double-bagger.  Naturyl   Mar-26-09 02:19 AM   #177 
  - I hated hearing my father during the campaign (who voted Obama btw) talking about  Cash_thatswhatiwant   Mar-26-09 02:44 AM   #180 
  - This thread makes me so uncomfortable.  Barack_America   Mar-26-09 07:41 AM   #186 
  - Just to make sure I understand...  LWolf   Mar-26-09 10:43 AM   #191 
  - Where's the most handsome.  Kalyke   Mar-26-09 10:50 AM   #192 
  - A bit sexist - but not surprising from the Daily Hate  LeftishBrit   Mar-29-09 04:00 PM   #200 
  - Vice-president elect Sarah Palin????  LeftishBrit   Mar-29-09 04:02 PM   #201 
  - Most of the fair skinned white womin are hittin the wall hard. Sistas  PfcHammer   Mar-29-09 07:40 PM   #202 
     - Albright???????  Beacool   Mar-29-09 07:43 PM   #203 
 

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