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What Is Up With Daschle's Glasses?

We have been wondering--presumably like many of you have--what is up with Tom Daschle's glasses? Before he (and his glasses) disappear from public life forever, TNR's Britt Peterson has come up with a grand unified theory of the famous glasses and bids them a fond farewall in an enlightening (and highly entertaining) slideshow featuring other famous eyewear mavens, including Ben Franklin, Elton John, Sally Jessy Raphael, and Arthur the Aardvark. Be sure to check it out here