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View Poll Results: Was there ever a Stunning First Lady?
Absolutely and she was? 25 86.21%
Not a chance. The President must have a plain wife 4 13.79%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-28-2012, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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Ellen Arthur wasn't too bad:



And a young Mamie Eisenhower:



I also think Hillary Clinton was pretty cute when she was younger:




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Her cheeks actually stick out forward and her eye brows arch up at a very steep angle. If these two areas were not so pronounced more men would find her attractive.
Yes, I think that's exactly what I notice first when I see Michelle. There's something about her face that to me is just slightly off so that I don't find her attractive. However, I certainly don't think she's looks bad and in some pictures (like the one posted earlier) I feel she has a certain...handsomeness. She can look rather regal sometimes.

 
Old 02-28-2012, 12:49 PM
 
Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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Meh, most times Michelle Obama looks like an angry gargoyle. The way the media fawns over her is pathetic.

In fairness, most first ladies look like post-menopausal grandmother's or diesel-dyke lesbians. Michelle at least looks youthful and feminine, just doesn't have a clue how to dress herself without the aid of a fashion consultant.
 
Old 02-28-2012, 12:56 PM
 
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Great picture of Mamie Eisenhower!

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I'm scared of Margaret Taylor. Such a stern expression.
She was probably uncomfortable and ticked after sitting for her portrait, LOL.
 
Old 02-28-2012, 12:58 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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I love Mamie's dress!
 
Old 02-28-2012, 01:02 PM
 
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In fairness, most first ladies look like post-menopausal grandmother's or diesel-dyke lesbians.
Many of them were grandmothers at the time their husbands were elected. Not to mention that it's just plain stupid and pointless to judge yesterday's styles by today's standards.
 
Old 02-28-2012, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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The younger photos of JackieO show a very attractive young woman. I do think she became a little bizarre looking as she aged.

One of my favorites has always been Grace Coolidge:

File:Grace Coolidge Official portrait.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stylish, vibrant personality - the exact opposite of her husband.
 
Old 02-28-2012, 01:35 PM
 
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Many of them were grandmothers at the time their husbands were elected. Not to mention that it's just plain stupid and pointless to judge yesterday's styles by today's standards.
I'm not comparing styles by era. Just noting their overall appearance. What's pointless is getting your panties in a knot over it.
 
Old 02-28-2012, 02:04 PM
 
Location: USA
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Ellen Arthur wasn't too bad:


And a young Mamie Eisenhower:


I also think Hillary Clinton was pretty cute when she was younger:


Yes, I think that's exactly what I notice first when I see Michelle. There's something about her face that to me is just slightly off so that I don't find her attractive. However, I certainly don't think she's looks bad and in some pictures (like the one posted earlier) I feel she has a certain...handsomeness. She can look rather regal sometimes.
Hillary looks pretty Wow! in those pictures!
 
Old 02-28-2012, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Wherever women are
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Michelle Obama has no fashion sense at all, remember how she used to dress the first couple of years in office? It wasn't until recently that she has been under the guidance of fashion experts to help her out.

I never found any of the first ladies to be attractive. Jackie O probably came closest.
As though the majority of this country loves her and her husband. The complaints are always handed out with ulterior motives. Nothing to do with her sense of style or whatever people deem it to be.

As an example:
There was a video of one of the kids coming out of the chopper and going inside the house. I think it's the younger daughter who was wearing flashy orange shoes. And the youtube vid was posted on C-D in P&OC. And immediately some posters were calling it ghetto or whatever that means.

Pretty much summarizes the mindset of naysayers. They can't even reconcile with the fact that it's a kid wearing what she likes to wear.
 
Old 02-28-2012, 02:40 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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As though the majority of this country loves her and her husband. The complaints are always handed out with ulterior motives. Nothing to do with her sense of style or whatever people deem it to be.

As an example:
There was a video of one of the kids coming out of the chopper and going inside the house. I think it's the younger daughter who was wearing flashy orange shoes. And the youtube vid was posted on C-D in P&OC. And immediately some posters were calling it ghetto or whatever that means.

Pretty much summarizes the mindset of naysayers. They can't even reconcile with the fact that it's a kid wearing what she likes to wear.

Not to mention the last few first ladies had someone advising them as to fashion and style as well for various events, didn't start with Michelle.
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