Describing Florida secretary of state (Republican) Katherine Harris.
“[Katherine Harris would] be remembered for looking just ghastly Tuesday night. At least by Wednesday her appearance seemed almost — if not quite — transformed. Like Dr. Richard Sharpe, the transvestite and alleged wife killer. Or Marilyn Manson. Or Dustin Hoffman as Tootsie. Or Cruella De Vil. Or Leona Helmsley on Halloween.”
Source: Bankrupt -- The Intellectual and Moral Bankruptcy of Today's Democratic Party, by David Limbaugh, 2006, page 307.