Proving your commitment to middle-class values? Priceless.

Yesterday, after Politico broke the news of Sarah Palin’s $150,000 RNC makeover (the Republicans seem to be mistaking the election for a debutante ball), McCain supporters took to the web to voice alienation and understanding, and everybody else was left to contemplate the political implications of Palin’s now-public shopping spree. First, the unresolved questions: Why would the RNC so deliberately threaten Palin’s Joe Six-Pack voter base? Is she really going to return the clothes after the campaign? How is it even possible to spend $150,000 at a department store? Finally, as Jon Stewart wondered on Tuesday, “does anybody work on this campaign?”

Inspired by Slate’s

  • A Cafepress “First Dude” long-sleeved shirt for Todd – $28.00

Total cost – $147,637. Perhaps another campaign drive is in order.


~ by Jessica on October 23, 2008.

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