Now that we've all had a chance to dissect Sarah Palin's grasp, such as it is, of energy issues, foreign policy and the definition of "maverick," we might as well talk about her hair. During the debate last night, it was impossible not to be mesmerised by her 'do, from the artful teasing on the top, to the reddish highlights, to those ultralong bangs (was that why she kept winking at us?) to that intriguing, loose-yet-immobile braid in the back.

At any rate, Angela is definitely on leave now from the Hair Grove. As the salon's receptionist will tell you, "She's not available until November 4th."

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