Laura Ingraham

Conservatives prefer blondes, especially when they shill for Trump

Conservatives prefer blondes, especially when they shill for Trump

Conservatives absolutely love to mock political correctness and namby-pamby, safe-space liberalism. But there is one line of offensive humor they may now consider beyond the pale: blonde jokes. Given the growing posse of blondes who have become prominent advocates for the conservative cause, right-wingers will look like hypocrites if they laugh at jokes that caricature blondes as dimwits.

The trend toward attractive, honey-haired women as voices of conservatism took hold when Laura Ingraham and Ann Coulter began to gain notoriety as conservative commentators 15 years ago. In a field dominated by angry, loud, humorless men, Ingraham and Coulter were something very different. Coulter,...

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