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The Role of Hats in U.S. Politics

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The Role of Hats in U.S. Politics

All politicians should have 3 hats - one to throw into the ring, one to talk through, and one to pull rabbits out of if elected.” - Carl Sandburg Throughout the course of U.S. political history, hats have occupied a strangely iconic position in relation to their wearer. Think of some of the major U.S. political figures of the past and you may be surprised at what hats are inseparably connected to them. There’s George Washington with his trademark Bicorn perched forwards and set into the wind at a determined angle. JFK was an infrequent hat wearer but it was his...

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