The Lesson of Tony Blair’s Long Hair

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@nytimes—The former British prime minister appeared in a recent television interview with a whole different look. It pushed a lot of buttons.

Tony Blair’s hair: ‘it’s not been this long since I was in a band’. The former PM isn’t just echoing the mullet trend, he is following the trend of men who love their lockdown locks Tony Blair’s appearance on ITN News this week, with a slightly matted mane of slate grey hair styled into a mullet, may have prompted many to mistake the former PM for Peter Stringfellow, Paul Smith or an older version of Steve Coogan’s Portuguese crooner Tony Ferrino (it was less ‘former Labour leader’ and more ‘dude from Ugly Rumours’, indeed he told the Evening Standard: “it’s not...