Perhaps the most entertaining scandal of this past presidential campaign was sartorial in nature: Who didn't have something to say about the fact that the so-called hockey mom spent 150,000 campaign bucks on a splashy new designer wardrobe that included sexy librarian fare and red leather jackets?
Well the FEC is now calling the whole sordid affair a case closed. After the group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed an official complaint claiming candidates aren't supposed to use donor cash for personal expenses like say, a Saks binge, the FEC ruled that the ban doesn't apply to party money. Okay, fine.
But let's take a look at that shopping list again. The Huff Po reports that, "The purchases included $75,062 worth at Neiman Marcus in Minneapolis; $49,425 at Saks Fifth Avenue; $9,447 at Macy's; and $789 at the luxury retailer Barneys New York. Goods were also bought for Palin familyRead More »from Case Closed on Palin's $150,000 Wardrobe