We couldn’t resist finding doppelgangers for Holly Petraeus, wife of now former CIA Director David Petraeus, who resigned last week after admitting to an extramarital affair. One FishbowlDC reader remarked, “Holly Petraeus looks like a warden in a women’s prison.” Another asked, “Seriously, why does her hair look like Chris Columbus?” And our Special FishbowlDC Separated at Birth Consultant pointed out, “There’s some European Argo character with warts that might work.” Weirdly (we know), we settled on former GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich with hair inspirations by Peppermint Patty and the Quaker Oats guy “Larry” who has graced the front of the company’s oatmeal boxes for the past 135 years.
Hair inspired by:
Other ideas left on the cutting room floor…
Founding father Thomas Jefferson, actress Sally Field and Merryweather, one of the good fairies in Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty.”