by David Safier

For fear of being accused of being a face-ist, I have to ask: Is it just me, or do all these guys look alike?

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Face-ism

To my eye, it's the same guy, with minor variations. Do all their ancestors hail from the same part of Europe? Is there a certain gene that makes you a hateful conservative and also makes your face look that way?

Here's my best guess. It's like your mother said: "If you keep scowling all the time, your face is going to get stuck that way."

(Left to right: Russell Pearce, Joe Arpaio, Bull Connor, Nolan Ryan. [OK, Ryan is kinda the ringer here. I saw a shot of him in the stands at the World Series and asked myself, "What's Pearce doing at the game? Or is it Arpaio? You're kidding — Nolan Ryan?" I know the guy is a big Bush supporter, but to be fair, I'm not sure if he resides in the wingnut wing of the Republican Party.] [And for the record, Bull Connor was a Democrat, back in the bad old days before Civil Rights legislation — you know, before all those racist Democrats became Republicans.])

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