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There is an old proverb: “Clothes make the man.” It reflects the widespread human tendency to rank the status of other people by outward appearances, such as the way they dress.
On Thursday, Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. John Fetterman’s handlers chose to ignore the wise advice the proverb contains: Reputation is reinforced by the amount of care and competence publicly displayed.
They let Fetterman take part in a news conference dressed in a baggy hoodie, shorts and sneakers.
Some might argue that is an unfair or shallow means of judgment. Our society has become much more casual over the last few decades.
However, it is still the standard expectation that those in positions of authority present themselves professionally while carrying out their duties.
Fetterman blew that standard.
His sloppiness undermined the tone of the entire event.
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