There was a time when the Presidential Candidate who was the Tallest or had the most Hair would win the Election. Well, that's how I always voted!
When was the last time you saw a bald President? Not that there's anything wrong with that!
I guess he figured his baldness would hold him back; so he said WTF!
But the next morning...
Of course; there was "Ike, The Exception"! But General Dwight D. Eisenhower usually had a Soldier's Cap or a Fedora on & you'd never know.
Pity poor Adlai Stephenson who ran against Ike as a Democrat in 1956. He was bald too! But how much of a chance did he have with the Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in World War II, that D-day Invasion thingy & a West Point Grad to boot!
And he had the first catchy Campaign Slogan: "I LIKE IKE". Okay, there was "Tippecanoe & Tyler Too"; but I promise you - I wasn't there!
Adlai was so bald; they called him "Egghead"! Known for his quick wit, deep intellect & eloquence in support of liberal causes; in September 1952 while campaigning he said:
"I've been thinking that I should make a Proposition to my Republican friends...that if you stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them"!
But his most profound quote was:
"The hardest thing about any Campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning"!
Balding Hubert Humphrey lost to Nixon; who had hair.
All winners had Hair!
Andrew Johnson had hair but who wants a President who looks like he's smelling burnt rubber!
"See this Grey - that's Monica"!
Vice President Joe Biden got the Memo in the 90's & went the "Hair Plugs" route; just in case he would be 2nd in line for the throne. And it paid off; his IRS Form that year took care of that - under "White House Beautification Slush Fund"!
Whereas "Good Hair" can somehow backfire on you:
You see - Blagojevich wasn't a Candidate; he was just about to sell Obama's Seat in the Oval Office!