Badass Hillary Never ... Sweats?
'No matter how high the heat,' writes traveling reporter
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Aug 14, 2012 2:51 PM CDT
Surrounded by diplomats and staff, Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, not pictured, in Istanbul, on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

(Newser) – Just when you thought she couldn't get any cooler, it turns out Hillary Clinton apparently isn't even subject to normal bodily functions. The secretary of state doesn't sweat, according to a reporter from Condé Nast Traveler who went to Asia with her. "No matter how high the heat, not a drop nor a drip nor a bead nor so much as the faintest glisten can be detected anywhere about her person," writes Kevin Doyle.

At the Atlantic Wire, John Hudson writes that it sounds like political spin dished out by Clinton's people trying to push the "she never loses her cool" theme. And Doyle does point out that her aides and the press corps like to broadcast the sweat tidbit—not to mention her "superhuman stamina, uncommon thoughtfulness, and ... steel-trap mind." Still, Hudson's Googling turns up no images of Clinton sweating, despite her years in the spotlight.

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Aug 15, 2012 8:42 AM CDT
Damn reptiles. Look at that image next to the article! She is a damn reptile!
Aug 15, 2012 7:01 AM CDT
Not true, I saw Hilary's face glistening with sweat the last time she visited the middle-east during a photo-op.
Aug 15, 2012 6:27 AM CDT
Tell that to the guys putting their money away!!