If Hairstyles Could Talk

Boston-based hair stylists have had their say. The LA Times’s fashion critic, too, has spoken.

Now, the New York Times’ Sunday Styles tracked down the Wasilla, Alaska hair salon —the Beehive Beauty Salon — responsible for “refining [Sarah Palin’s] much-discussed updo.”

Favorite line: “Of course, a hairstyle may not tell you about her views on universal health care…” No, that job may actually fall to a person. A reporter, maybe?

Has America ever needed a media watchdog more than now? Help us by joining CJR today.

Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.