Is justice blonde?

It seems that way once you count the high-profile women who have light hair and law degrees, like Elle Woods, the bubbly heroine of “Legally Blonde 2.”

Well, maybe not just like Elle. These power brokers aren’t known for wearing pink or carrying around tiny dogs. But they do share Elle’s knack for getting attention and making a difference.

Coincidence? Or proof it pays to be tressed for success? You decide.

•Hillary Clinton. In the first “Legally Blonde,” Elle’s boyfriend dumps her by telling her she’s not marriage material for a future senator. In “Living History,” Clinton details her marriage troubles and describes how winning your own Senate seat is the best revenge.

•Kay Bailey Hutchison. The senator from Texas can relate to Elle’s battle to overcome blonde stereotypes. Critics have called her Sen. Barbie Doll and the Breck girl for her ladylike clothing and flawless coif.

•Greta Van Susteren. The TV legal eagle started her job with Fox News in a way that would make Elle proud – by refreshing her face with a little plastic surgery.

•Jennifer Granholm. She and Elle both went to Harvard Law School and they both love animals. The Michigan governor just got a new puppy. Elle crusades for animal rights.

•Nancy Grace. The Court TV star, who’s all over the Scott Peterson case, could easily be mistaken for the older sister of Reese Witherspoon, who plays Elle. Check out their similar chins.

•Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham and Kellyanne Conway. They’re often lumped together as the right-wing female pundits of the cable news networks. Elle is at the opposite end of their ideological spectrum, but she would admire the way they keep their hair and makeup as sharp as their tongues.

•Susan Estrich. The University of Southern California law professor and Democratic advisor is the exception to the rule about blonde TV talking heads. Her roots are firmly in liberal politics.

•Serena Southerlyn on “Law & Order.” The NBC series’ latest assistant district attorney (played by Elisabeth Rohm) isn’t as popular with fans as her dark-haired predecessors (Angie Harmon, Jill Hennessy and Carey Lowell). Now if only they could pair Elle with Sam Waterston.


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