Are Politicians Vane?

FaceBook on a Wall
Last month Slate Magazine had a fun – and very revealing, article on how to judge the degree of vanity of US senators. They actually came up with the Senate Vanity Index, a formula to measure the level of egotism based on the displays in each member’s office. They counted displays of awards, memorabilia and photos taken with celebrities.

No surprise, John Kerry topped the list with 99 pictures of himself displayed.

We don’t know if there is a photo of Andrew “don’t tase me bro” Meyer on the wall, but I’m sure Kerry won’t ever forget the event. Besides, there are plenty of reminders still up on YouTube.

You can check it out the Slate article here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s