Hillary Clinton without makeup: Secretary of State defends au naturale pictures

hillary-clinton-without-makeup-bangladesh-au-naturaleOn a swing through Asia, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a stop in Bangladesh. But it wasn't Clinton's diplomacy that made headlines from this trip -- rather her choice to wear glasses, sport loose, un-coiffed hair and go without a full face of makeup.

The Drudge Report proclaimed "Hillary Au Naturale," obviously assuming  Americans would be shocked -- SHOCKED! -- to see a woman without her war paint on. Clinton, however, failed to rise to the bait.

"I feel so relieved to be at the stage I'm at in my life right now, Jill, because if I want to wear my glasses, I'm wearing my glasses," said Clinton in an interview with CNN's Jill Doherty. "If I want to pull my hair back, I'm pulling my hair back."

What do you think of Hillary without makeup? What about the fact that Clinton's decision to not wear mascara and helmet hair is making headlines? Have Americans not come a long way, baby?
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