December 13, 2008

Blago’s hair: Sign of Insanity, or Homage to Johnny Carson character?

Filed under: blog,humor,Politics — Tony Whitson @ 2:13 pm
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Staff reporter Stefano Esposito at the Chicago Sun-Times raises the question: Is Blago’s hair a sign of sickness? He reports:

Gov. Blagojevich’s glossy locks — perfectly sculpted in rain or snow — may be an indication of a sickness beneath his scalp, said one local psychologist.

“It’s all part of managing his image, managing his image of being without a blemish, without a flaw,” said Scott Ambers, who has practiced clinical psychology in the city for more than two decades.

Several psychologists interviewed one day after the governor’s arrest agreed that he might be suffering from an affliction known as narcissistic personality disorder.

Johnny Carson as "Art Fern" -- with Carol Wayne

Johnny Carson as "Art Fern" -- with Carol Wayne

Apparently, this reporter, and the psychologists he interviewed, are deficient in the “Cultural Literacy” wikipedia to recognize Blago’s hairdo as an homage to the late Johnny Carson — and, more specifically, to Carson’s “Art Fern” character wikipedia.

Here are a couple clips of Art Fern with Carol Wayne:

And here’s one with the Governor himself:


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