Is pubic hair in inverse proportion to a country’s wealth?

It seems that being against (the) Bush is not trendy anymore.
Hi, I’m a little confused right now as I read that the current economical and political situation is so much affecting our pubic hair style, but there seem to be two opposite directions.
On one hand it seems that because of the recession women are more and more abandoning the Brazilian and “growing a little hair down there” . Money is tight and maintaining a stripper worthy wax is not cheap at all.
So Bush is back, at least down there, according to Lisa Germinsky http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2008/12/11/bush_back/index.html


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On the other hand, Kristen Chase invites everybody to shave completely ”… to commemorate our new found freedom from the last eight years, the Mominatrix is encouraging you to unite together and – Shave the Date– — Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009, when we will leave no bush behind” http://www.imperfectparent.com/mominatrix/shave-the-date/699_1/
But the first position seems to be more trendy, also reinforced by the opinions of such influential names as style expert April Barton or comedian Bill Maher … and even by history: as Lisa Germinsky points out “It does seem that George Taylor’s famous hemline theory — that the length of women’s skirts rise and fall with economic times — can be applied to bikini lines as well. In 1922, Sears and Roebuck introduced the first women’s razors. Electrolysis emerged in the ’60s until social and political rebellion gave way to a renewed celebration of “Hair” (whose upcoming Broadway revival is no mere coincidence). Then, in the ’80s, power suits and polished, tight skin reigned, just before Black Monday pushed bikini waxing to the bottom of “to do” lists. As the millennium neared, however, dot-coms let the money and the liquor flow, and women bared all like never before. As “Sex and the City” reminded us (and reminded us again), the Brazilian plowed its way across America’s heartland, but these days those crops are growing back — in Technicolor.”
So, hope you enjoy this article, and yes, don’t miss all the references to pubic hair dying.