If you had to listen to someone, would you rather they looked like this:
From a purely aesthetic point of view, I would rather shove knitting needles into my ears than listen to Pelosi or Wasserman Schulz. And don't let anyone tell you that Palin or Bachmann are not up to the task intellectually, especially after the Democrats selected Joe Biden, and Obama has done nothing to live up to his supposed brilliance.
Update: For Mike H.
As opposed to this: