Archive for October, 2008

Defining moments of the campaigns?

Could the fact that the Obamas shop at the Gap and H&M for Michelle’s under $40 sundresses

[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/22/the-obamas-discuss-dressi_n_137009.html]

 

VS.

 

Palin’s $150,000 wardrobe shopping spree at Neiman Marcus, Saks, etc….

[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/22/palin-clothes-spending-ha_n_136740.html]

…Ultimately define the presidential election? 

 

 

Piper carrying a Louis Vuitton bag.

 

How would Joe Sixpack or Joe the Plumber’s wife view this?  Here’s how the numbers have been put:

it was revealed that Palin’s fashion budget for several weeks was more than four times the median salary of an American plumber ($37,514). To put it another way: Palin received more valuable clothes in one month than the average American household spends on clothes in 80 years.

Huffington Post,  October 22, 2008.

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