One senior aide said that Nicolle Wallace had told Palin to buy three suits for the convention and hire a stylist. But instead, the vice presidential nominee began buying for herself and her family — clothes and accessories from top stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.
According to two knowledgeable sources, a vast majority of the clothes were bought by a wealthy donor, who was shocked when he got the bill. Palin also used
low-level staffers to buy some of the clothes on their credit cards. The McCain
campaign found out last week when the aides sought reimbursement. One aide
estimated that she spent ‘tens of thousands’ more than the reported $150,000,
and that $20,000 to $40,000 went to buy clothes for her husband.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Palin Went on Clothing Binge, Just Like Most Small Town Folk Would Do if Given Someone Else's Money
So now that the discussion is going to turn to what happened inside the McCain campaign, Newsweek is about to come out with more clothing revelations about Gov. Sarah Palin, like this passage:
Posted by John Peterson, Democurmudgeon at 11/05/2008 10:49:00 AM