Secondly, in keeping with our predilection for All Things Political, we bring you the following. Please Note: We are an Equal Opportunity Evicerator (Not sure if that last is a word. Whatever.). We'll happily skewer The Other Side when they make idotic mistakes, too!
Here, then, is The Essence of WardrobeGate:
- $75,062.63 spent at Neiman-Marcus, including the $2,500 Valentino jacket, above
- $49,425.74 spent at Saks Fifth Avenue
- $4,716.49 spent on hair & makeup in September alone.
- $400 spent on Japanese designer specs.
- Getting Caught in the Act? Priceless! Click here for a Hockey Mom Fashion Slideshow...
No, she's not the only one who has gone to excess on the accessories. But all of this in just two short months might make Hillary's Beauty Regimen and the Johnny I'm Not Faithful Anymore Haircuts look like small potatoes. Ya Think?
In Ms. Palin's defense, the Republican National Committee, which footed this giGENdous bill, says it will donate the Pricey Duds to Charity at the end of the campaign. But that begs two new questions in Your Humble Scribe's tiny little scribbling frontal lobe: If the McCain-Pain ticket wins, will she continue to shop at Needless Markup, or will she go back to her more comfortable Hockey Mom Apparel, like the Hunting Jacket in which she posed for her Vogue Cover Shoot?
And what about the Thrift Store that receives the Valentino Jacket, the Louis Vuitton Bag, the Oscar de la Renta Suit, and the $695 Manolo Peep-Toe Pumps? Do other Hockey Moms, some of whom really shop at second-hand clothing stores, dress this way? Seriously?
Next up: Extreme Makeover for Joe the Plumber.