At first glance, the new do looked like a Katie Holmes, a Hillary Rodham Clinton or, worse, a Katie Couric short cut.
But it now appears that it is not a mannish hack job at all. Simply a sophisticated, swept-back updo.
Whew. Thank heavens.
What do you think of Michelle’s new do? Or is it a don’t?
Is it better — or worse — than Sarah Palin‘s bouffant bubble with bangs?
Frankly, I think some hair around Obama’s jawline is flattering because it softens her face.
But I could be wrong.
I was wrong once.
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