A $400 Haircut is the way to tell the difference between the rich and the poor.
This one haircut proves that salon socialist John Edwards really isn't on the side of the poor. It is speculated that Edward's $400 haircut would make an excellent running mate for Giuliani in the 2008 Presidential elections: Giuliani/$400 Haircut '08
It is believed by some that the lack of a $400 haircut is indication of a desire to let the terrorists win. As such, Stephen Colbert's $1000 dollar haircut inconspicuously demonstrates his loyalty to the American people.