We know that first ladies
and female politicians
come under scrutiny
for their wardrobes, while men generally get a pass. However, Japanese prime minister Yukio Hatoyama is getting called out by the fashion police—which, according to CNN,
reflects a general slide in his approval rates. The Huffington Post has a slide show
of some of his more questionable choices. Hatoyama probably further suffers from comparisons with suave former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi,
who delighted political observers with his chic suits and Richard Gere hair.