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    Beauty and the 2012 presidential race

    By Daniel Hamermesh
    Published: March 26, 2012

    Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh explains why beauty in politics matters less and less the more important the race is.

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      Jeff said on April 3, 2012 at 8:58 p.m.
      What is a "bad-looking dog-catcher"? It's not Perry's "looks" that propelled his political career, it's probably his great academic record...ahem.
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      Daniel said on March 30, 2012 at 11:08 a.m.
      How is Professor Hamermesh defining beauty?