Laura Bross' Current Issue

Political Fashion

Sarah Palin

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http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-trends-toward-obama-in-presidential-race-1839571?module=featured_1839571#/article/fashion-news/palins-fashiongate-1841561?navSection=fashion-news

Spent supposed campaign donations on personal clothes
“Yeah she could have done it less expensively”
Hillary Clinton spent a lot on her appearance too but paid out of pocket.
Potentially damaging to the McCain administration

Barock Obama

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http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-trends-toward-obama-in-presidential-race-1839571?module=featured_1839571#/article/fashion-news/fashion-trends-toward-obama-in-presidential-race-1839571?page=1]

Backed by New York designers in campaign clothing designs
Raised a record $150 million in September
Also receiving donations from fashion industry businesses

Questions

Is all the hype because she is a woman?
~Or attractive
~Or stylish

Is it all because he is the first African American?
~Or appealing to youth
~Or has humor

All these things make this presidential election more ridiculous than ever before.

Is the flattening of the world making this worse?

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