FBLA’s Wardrobe-Gate Wrap Up

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Here’s a shocker: Sarah Palin doesn’t pay for her own clothes or haircuts. The RNC shelled out $150K for Palin and kin to not look like rednecks…so they would appeal to rednecks. So because one of her Teddy Ruxpin-esque lines is about ‘putting government back on the side of the people’ and the other is denouncing wealth distribution the press has had a collective conniption.

  • Politico broke the story.
  • Marc Ambinder reports that Republicans are disgusted with the expenditure in the wake of such financial chaos.
  • Bill Kristol wrote on September 7th,”A Wasilla Wal-Mart Mom a heartbeat away? I suspect most voters will say, No problem. And some – perhaps a decisive number – will say, It’s about time.”
  • Wonkette has a picture of poor elite Barack Obama with his tired holey shoes.
  • LAT fashion critic Booth Moore writes, “You also have to wonder how it feels, as a woman, to have everyone know that you really have been dressed up and trotted out like a beauty queen for the American public to wag their tongues at. Caribou Barbie indeed.
  • MSNBC wants to talk about tax code and ethics even ‘with all of the important issues facing the country right now’.
  • CQ’s David Corn has our favorite call back:

    And another thing: anyone remember Dick Nixon’s famous Checkers speech?

    I should say this, that Pat doesn’t have a mink coat. But she does have a respectable Republican cloth coat, and I always tell her she’d look good in anything.