Looks In Politics: Bad News For ‘Those Who Believe In The Myth Of The Rational Voter’
It might not surprise you to learn that looks do indeed matter in politics. But not in the way you might think. Turns out many – if not most – American voters make their decisions about a candidates’ character by glancing at things like his/her eyebrows or jaw line.
Libby Copeland, Slate contributor, penned the 1/25/12 piece “How Much Do Looks Matter in Presidential Politics?”