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June 28, 2011

I Seek the Presidency Not For Vanity

Not hours into her presidential campaign, is the visual media having trouble taking Bachmann at face value, or is that the whole point?

More specifically: Is this a sexist cheap shot by Getty, distributing a close-up of Bachmann with all that makeup juxtaposed with a caption calling our her “vanity” quote, or does she somehow earn it?

Bachmann announcement slideshow at Zimbio.

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