The Corner

Prediction

Reading Mickey Kaus’ ongoing dissection of John Edwards’ $400 haircut, it seems obvious to me that someday soon a very prominent hair stylist will give a major candidate a free — or near free — haircut in order to avoid this sort of scandal. But, instead the press will pick up on it and note that the cut-rate shearing amounts to an illegal in-kind contribution. 

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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