They weren’t a fashion choice, but the glasses Hillary Clinton wore when she testified before Congress in January 2013 won rave reviews.

The fawning over Clinton’s black, thick-framed eyeglasses was tucked away in nearly 8,000 emails the State Department released Monday from Clinton’s personal email server that dogged her presidential bid earlier this year.

“Unanimous approval of the glasses,” Sid Blumenthal, a Clinton confidante whose memos on Libya were a chief focus of her recent testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, wrote in an email to Clinton the day of the first Benghazi hearing in 2013. “Jackie says, always wear the glasses. Looks terrific.” Read more…

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