Like it or not, we are all regularly judged on our appearance, often on a subconscious level. Celebrities, who are always under scrutiny, are overtly assessed and criticized for any perceived imperfections such as weight gain, "ugly" features, or simply by how “gracefully” (or not) they are aging.  Have you seen the mean-spirited pictures in the media recently about Madonna? Point made! Similarly, politicians, who are also constantly in the public eye are evaluated on every decision they...