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    The bit about Palin is hilarious:

    NEWSWEEK has also learned that Palin's shopping spree at high-end department stores was more extensive than previously reported. While publicly supporting Palin, McCain's top advisers privately fumed at what they regarded as her outrageous profligacy. 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. Some articles of clothing have apparently been lost. An angry aide characterized the shopping spree as "Wasilla hillbillies looting Neiman Marcus from coast to coast," and said the truth will eventually come out when the Republican Party audits its books.

    Highlights: Newsweek's Special Election Project | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com
     
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    wes are you young and/or unmarried?

    good looking Alaska girl gets to shop in NY ... makes sense to me ... :rofl:

    Doesn't make it right but like I said it makes sense to me.
     
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    If you can't control your spending spree , you have no business running a country .;)
     
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    The election is over. Continuing to negitive campaign is just mean spirited.
     
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    The new election just started ....;)
     
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    Obama vs. Romney? (That "BOING!" noise you just heard was Jay Severin getting aroused.):cool:
     
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    A little payback for Rush's Operation Chaos.The Republican Civil War is Well Under Way.
     
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    Yeah, I heard she also bought some beach front property down in Hyannisport, and a ranch in California, with a small herd of 20 thoroughbreds. Oh, and a Bugatti for spending sprees in the Hamptons.


    :rolleyes:


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    I haven't spent $1,000 on clothes over the last five years combined. :eek:
     
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    Thank you for this statement.
     

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