Last week, The New York Times unveiled its new opinion page and each columnist got an updated mugshot. For the news junkies who follow these columnists, it was kind of like waking up next to a new spouse after years of faithful marriage. Tom Friedman, you've changed!
With new mugshots, came new outfits and with new outfits came the fashion experts at Esquire magazine
who have taken the time to analyze and critique the columnists' new
looks. Starting with David Brooks, Esquire's Richard Dorment assesses whether
each new mugshot is an "upgrade" or "downgrade." See all of them here.
David Brooks: Upgrade
Your columns are terrifying. Your mugshot doesn't have to be.
Are you selling readers ideas or pre-owned automobiles?
Actually, never mind. If your boss says they're ok, who are we to protest?
You struck a great pose for CNN. Why keep WaPo in the '70s?
The Wall Street Journal
Hire a photographer, already.