Michele Bachmann's crazy eyes throughout world history [SLIDESHOW]
|Michele "Mona Lisa" Bachmann: Eye, eye, eye.|
Bachmann's spectacular shot was so instantly iconic that it's now a full-fledged internet sensation, with the eyes often leaving her own face to take up residence on someone else's.
City Pages thought it would imagine what it might look like if that same pair of shining orbs had been on other famous faces in world history.
Would anyone have trusted Marie Curie to handle radioactive elements if her eyes were so unsettling? Could Cleopatra have seduced Roman generals with that wild-eyed glare?
Would da Vinci have asked the Mona Lisa to sit for a portrait, or would he have stabbed his own perfect eyes with a paintbrush?
Those questions don't have easy answers. See for yourself, if you dare.
Slideshow: Michele Bachmann's crazy eyes in world history
- Michele Bachmann Newsweek cover: Queen of Rage [IMAGE]
- Newsweek releases Michele Bachmann photo outtakes in attempt to prove she looks that crazy all the time