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.