It's generally a great idea to make fun of yourself before someone else gets the chance (and inevitably, says something meaner). It's an even greater idea to inoculate yourself through self-deprecation when you're seen as a sort of political fembot with balls of steel... Hillary. Crying is a good first step. Making fun of your poorly-chosen outfits over the years in US Weekly? Even better.
In tomorrow's issue, Hillary will crack wise about her admittedly democratic fashions (headbands! turtlenecks!):
Of a tropical-colored, ankle length coat at a Feed the Children event in 2000, Clinton quipped: "I'm a big believer in recycling — even carpets!"