Ignorance is Bliss

Scene: Amanda at upscale hair salon. First visit to a new stylist.

Amanda: I don’t want to take off much length. Just trim the ends. But I want to try bangs like Sarah Palin’s.

Stylist: I don’t watch TV. I don’t know who that is.

Amanda: Um. She’s McCain’s running mate for the vice presidency.

Stylist: Yeah, like I said. I don’t watch TV. I don’t really follow politics.

Amanda: Do you vote? Because she’s really scary and if you vote you need to read up on her.

Stylist: Uh…I don’t vote.

We didn’t chat much after that.

And my bangs still look nothing like Palin’s!