Clinton Rocks Crazy Glasses at Ceremony

Makes up for lack of purple pantsuit
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2012 9:44 AM CDT

The new assistant secretary for public affairs loves the color purple, according to Politico—but Hillary Clinton doesn't own any violet pantsuits. So she decided to celebrate Michael Hammer's swearing-in with a number of other purple accessories, including Mardi Gras beads, a ring, and some flamboyant eyewear: a pair of purple and green cat-eye sunglasses. Why all the humor (and dancing)? The Daily Intel blames "senioritis," as Clinton says she's quitting politics after this presidential term. (More Hillary Clinton stories.)

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