We may be embarking on a new era in politics, in which candidates and officials are just as likely to be brought down by bad writing as adultery.
Today, let us consider the case of the Florida State Senate president, Mike Haridopolos.
Haridopolos is of interest to us non-Floridians for several reasons. One is his wavy blond hair, which curves around his 40-year-old forehead in a perfect dip and may be setting a whole new post-John-Edwards political hair standard.
Second, he is an early favorite to win the Republican nomination to take on United States Senator Bill Nelson, one of the Democratic incumbents expected to face a tough re-election battle in 2012.
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