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Friday, October 03, 2008

They're Just Like YOU!


So the abiding theme for the McCain/Palin ticket is that they are JUST LIKE YOU! You know, "average Joes"...

So lemme see how they are just like me:


HOMES:

John McCain owns at least 4 properties but most likely 7, according to Newsweek and the house they raised their children in --in Arizona is 15,000 sq. ft. and sits on 2.7 acres. It has 13 bedrooms and 14.5 bathrooms.(They sold that one though for 3 million dollars in 2006.


My house: 1 home, 1561 sq. ft. and has a mortgage, 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths.


SARAH'S EYEWEAR:

Kawasaki's 704 series, and the color is 34 gray, made of titanium, rimless and retail for between $375 without lenses and about $700, with lenses. The best part? The lenses are made in Japan.

My eyewear: Frame and lenses, with insurance cost me $70.00 from Pearl Vision Center at the mall.

CARS: The senior senator from Arizona counts a 2005 VW convertible among his 13 cars, and his running mate from the great state of Alaska drives a fire-engine-red Jetta diesel.

My cars: Sparky and I each have a Saturn Ion, 4 door. (2004 & 2006)

CLOTHES:
The Alaska governor bought a $2,500 jacket from Saks Fifth Avenue designed by Valentino Garavani to wear for her acceptance as the nominee for V.P.

For the debate: Palin paired her extremely expensive looking (I think it was shining!) black suit with a saucy French braid, fresh highlights, AND red heels!

My clothes: I have a beautiful pantsuit from JcPenney that I splurged on several years ago for a grand total of $80.00. I will plead the 5th on the subject of stilettos. :-)


There you have it. They are just like the average American, as you can clearly see.

And now, I believe I will stop talking about this nonsense and return this blog to it's normal subjects of life, decorating, and my beautiful baby grandson! In fact, here is a photo as a down payment on my promise!

Happy Friday!!! xoxo

3 Comments:

Blogger Saucy said...

Were her shoes RED? How vampy. I shouldn't say that, it's sexist. I'm saying it in a Mr. Rockwell sort of way. Gender-neutral. Like, if Joe had worn red shoes, I'd be all like, "What the hell?"... so I'm fair like that.

10:31 PM  
Blogger Indigo Robe said...

Oh they were red! Read a great line about how she is a THE RULES girl...(a book from the 90's)

Check out yahoo for several photos of her shoes. Someone asked if the media got a photo of Biden's wingtips too? I'm guessing not! :-)

9:15 AM  
Blogger Musicaljean said...

Yep, I'd much rather look at him! What a CUTIE!!

6:50 PM  

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