Sarah Palin describes herself as a frugal
But when it comes to spending on her behalf, the McCain campaign
isn't pinching pennies.
According to campaign finance reports for the first half of this
month, the campaign paid $22,800 to a celebrity makeup artist who
has been Palin's traveling stylist.
By comparison, McCain's foreign policy adviser was paid $12,500.
The stylist is Amy Strozzi, who works on the reality show "So
You Think You Can Dance."
In recent days, the Republican National committee has come under
scrutiny for spending about $150,000 in September on wardrobe and
cosmetics after Palin joined the ticket.
Palin told Fox news that the clothing purchased for the
Republican National Convention wasn't worth $150,000, and that most
of it hasn't left her campaign plane.