06/29/2011 08:31 am ET | Updated Aug 29, 2011

Reading the Pictures: I Seek the Presidency Not For Vanity

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Not hours into her presidential campaign, is the visual media having trouble taking Bachmann at face value, or is that the whole point?

More specifically: Is this a sexist cheap shot by Getty, distributing a close-up of Bachmann with all that makeup juxtaposed with a caption calling our her "vanity" quote, or does she somehow earn it?


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Bachmann announcement slideshow at Zimbio.