So, WardrobeGate (CoutureGate? FashionPlateGate?) Politico reports that the Republican National Committee apparently has spent over $150,000 on clothing and accessories for Gov. Sarah Palin and her family since she joined the McCain ticket.
Tailor-made for cable news.
MSNBC’s Morning Joe:
MIKA BRZEZINSKI: This looks bad. Having said that, before you judge Sarah Palin about her clothes, keep in mind that Barack Obama, what he pays for a suit might be somebody’s mortgage payment. We need to look into that…
Do we really “need to look into that?” Why?
BRZEZINSKI: I’m just saying, for balance. It’s not like Barack Obama is walking around in J.C. Penney sweats.
(Or… is he?)
And then there was this, from MSNBC’s Mike Barnicle:
It’s clear [Sarah Palin] has been palling around with haberdashers.
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.