Good Grooming

Subsidized haircuts are nothing new in Washington--Congress gets them, and everyone knows about Bill Clinton's Hair Force One adventure. Now the House has voted to spread the benefits. Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) got an amendment attached to a supplemental appropriations bill providing participants in training and vocational-education programs with $100 per week for "transportation, meals, and other personal needs"--including grooming. The money--$80 million--would go to the hard-core unemployed aged 17 to 30 for as long as they remain in a program.

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