Hillary Clinton's Appeal to the Electorate

Regarding the article "Image-Consultant Industry Comes of Age," July 21, I took exception to the following sentence: "Hillary Clinton was lagging in the polls because she sometimes appeared to be high-powered and ambitious ...." It was suggested that she get a new hairstyle and wear pastel colors.

Reverse the situation: Gov. Bill Clinton was lagging in the polls because he sometimes appeared to be high-powered and ambitious. It was recommended that he get a new hairstyle and wear softer colored suits; light blue would be best.

When will the public accept the fact that it is OK for women to have successful careers and show intelligence? Linda Bilsbarrow, Crystal Lake, Ill.

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