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Topless photo: confidence building?

Amy Biviano, the Democratic challenger in a high-profile battle for a legislative seat representing Spokane Valley, is defending a 1995 topless photo shoot with Playboy magazine as a confidence-building experience while attending Yale University.

In an interview Friday, following a conservative website’s disclosure that Biviano appeared in a “Women of the Ivy League” pictoral, Biviano said she doesn’t regret the photo shoot but wouldn’t do it a second time, especially now that she’s a mother of two.

“I was a college kid,” she said. “I thought, ‘you might as well give it a try.’” Jonathan Brunt, SR  More here.

Would you be more or less likely to vote for a candidate who posed for a topless photo? Or does it really make a difference in how you'd vote?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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