History has shown that hunger for power goes hand in hand with sartorial obsessionBarack Obama, Kim Jong Il and Hamid Karzai have all been touted as style iconsLamb hats, elevated shoes and chunky knitwear among leaders’ unusual choicesShoes, suits, dresses and even hats have all become the obsessions of many of the people who have conquered if not the world, then at least parts of it.The link between style and global leaders is nothing new. As historical figures such as France’s Napoleon Bonaparte have shown, interest in fashion goes hand in hand with a hunger for power often with mixed results.Recently it was revealed that former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had his name woven into the pinstripes of his immaculate suits, a sartorial touch that has probably endeared him even less to the people who have stripped him of power and put him on trial.Here we’ve put together a list of some of the powerful men and women of today who have chosen to cloak their naked political ambitions in outfits that have raised their profile as fashion icons and more often than not raised a few eyebrows.Barack ObamaBarack Obama’s presidency might be looking a bit frayed around the edges these days, but the commander in chief is still looking as dapper as ever in his sharply tailored suits. President is always going to enjoy a certain fashion kudos, but it’s hard to envision his defeated 2008 Republican rival John McCain being voted as Obama was in a 2009 survey more stylish than Brad Pitt, David Beckham and Daniel Craig.Hamid KarzaiHamid Karzai’s flowing cape and hat combo has remained unchanged since he was installed as president of Afghanistan nearly a decade ago.
And Perotto, L. And Perrotta, F. And Pettorino, V. Even though he was out of the company, Jobs still loved what he did, and decided not to give up. The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightning of starting something new. During the next five years he continued developing his creativity and imagination and created the company ‘NeXT’.
Poor people on the other hand, play the victim role. They sit down and blame the government, the economy, the churches, the wealth, their neighbors and even the cad drive that over charged them. They fail to be responsible for their own lives. It sounds to me like you don fully agree with what he saying.> But you are right that economists are usually the best kind of environmentalists. We need people who can do calm and cold cost benefit analysis of given policies (environmental or otherwise)I appreciate the attempt to bridge our gap. I do agree that considering the larger benefits of environmental policy is a good idea.