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« on: August 27, 2012, 04:25:48 pm »
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Why have we never had a bald president? Does a superb head of hair really matter?
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2012, 07:17:28 pm »
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Damn, I was hoping for a question about Charles the Bald.
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2012, 07:46:19 pm »
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Eisenhower was close to bald.
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2012, 12:25:05 am »
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Eisenhower was close to bald.
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2012, 07:10:33 am »
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Didn't Ray Gun wear a wig?
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2012, 12:50:59 pm »
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Damn, I was hoping for a question about Charles the Bald.
The earliest attested native of my hometown. Cheesy
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I may conceivably reconsider.

Knowing me it's more likely than not.
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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2012, 07:32:53 pm »
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Didn't Ray Gun wear a wig?

No.  And post presidency, he had to have half his head shaved for surgery.

Eisnehower was bald.  Ford was balding.
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« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2012, 08:13:49 am »
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Didn't Ray Gun wear a wig?

No.  And post presidency, he had to have half his head shaved for surgery.

Eisnehower was bald.  Ford was balding.

LBJ's hair was thinning.
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« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2012, 08:37:48 pm »
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Didn't Ray Gun wear a wig?

No.  And post presidency, he had to have half his head shaved for surgery.

Eisnehower was bald.  Ford was balding.

LBJ's hair was thinning.

But he had a lot of it, especially after leaving office.
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The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us." - P. J. O'Rourke

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« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2012, 08:39:47 pm »
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Eisenhower was bald. He may have had a few thin whisps of hair on the top of his head, but he would be considered bald by most people:


Also, Martin Van Buren was bald:


As was John Quincy Adams:
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