Marriage and politics are a reactive mix. Either the drunken wife is blabbing about the president's crimes and needs to be sequestered (brave Martha Mitchell, married to Nixon's attorney general) or the husband is posting pictures of his penis on Twitter. And then you have the Stepfords, like Newt Gingrich's wife: frozen blond hairdos and permanent "surprise eyes." Like victims of Pompeii, they seem to have been petrified, all the better to serve as perfect... More >>>