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Attention shoppers: Sarah Palin spent more than $150,000 on clothes

November 6, 2008 | 11:28 am

Newsweek is reporting that Sarah Palin didn't just splurge on $150,000 worth of designer suits and83564978 shoes at Saks and Neiman Marcus. Nor did she follow the shopping list prepared by John McCain's senior aides. The article notes:

"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."

Palin has claimed that she plans to return the loot she purchased for her GOP tour. But really, used pumps and wrinkled Valentino designer suits won't fetch more than 30% of their original value in her hometown. What about EBay? Well, a Palin Cabbage Patch Kid doll sold for $19,000 on Monday, so she may have better luck auctioning off her clothes. 
Maybe she could sign the labels with a lipstick print?

-- Monica Corcoran

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