It turns out the $2,500 shantung silk Valentino jacket [seen above] Sarah Palin wore during her RNC speech was just one example of her
According to Poltico, "The Republican National Committee has spent more than $150,000 to clothe and accessorize the vice presidential candidate and her family since her surprise pick by John McCain in late August." (So not fair.)
Financial disclosure records reveal that Palin's spendthrift shopping sprees included a $75,062-trip to Neiman Marcus in September and two trips to Saks that--when combined--added up to a $49,425 bill. The RNC also spent $4,716 on hair and makeup through September after reporting no such costs in August, according to Politico.
How very working class.
And just cause, here's what Palin, 44, rocks when left to her own fashion devices...
... I know.
FYI:This picture of the gov--chattin' it up with baby in tow--was taken at an Alaskan grocery store...in June! [Image via HuffPo]
[Politico via Gawker]