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The meaning of "beauty contest / beauty parade"

" Beauty contest / Beauty parade "
Meaning:
A political contest in which the result is influenced by personality and image more than by policy.
Example:
These Republican TV debates are just PR stunts - nothing more than beauty parades.
Where did it originate?:
USA
Where is it used?:
Mostly USA.
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