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Al Sharpton, Sharp-dressed Man?

More proof today on how Washington Post fashion columnist Robin Givhan cares more about politics than fashion: she praises Al Sharpton as both “formal and fly” for wearing some vested suit in a color of “butterscotch.” And his career of racial ambulance-chasing, dating from Tawana Brawley forward? ”The activist preacher is often seen leading marches, stirring up grass-roots protests and decrying the establishment,” but the butterscotch suit, that’s just a little “too loud,” as if Sharpton were a “peacock of moral clarity.” (If you actually peek at the picture, it looks baggy and ill-fitting.) This woman thinks John Bolton’s a complete fashion embarrassment, especially his hair, but laments the end of Sharpton’s “bouffant-icity.” Ugh.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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