Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

How to address the 219-212 passage of a universal health-care reform bill that the President calls an answer to ‘the call of history'? Why, by talking about the pols' outfits, a la Singin in the Rain's "Beautiful Girls!"

Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

For brushing off the protestors, a classic power-suit combo.


Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

A range of springy colors provide tea party drama.


Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

The red flag of Sebelius made GOP voters cringe.


Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

While military details say, "no sick children on the fringe."


Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

A string of chains, celadon boucle to help incite a riot.
(And if you're not insured already, 2014 says "buy it." )


Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

Red ties are best, when you're in doubt — the cameras are impressed.


Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

But when the bill's passed in the House, who cares if they're well-dressed?


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