ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Sarah Palin says much of the fuss over
the $150,000 worth of designer clothes, hairstyling and accessories
the Republican Party bought her is being generated by her gender.
She tells the Chicago Tribune a double standard exists.
She also says the clothes aren't worth $150,000 and were bought for the Republican National Convention.
Palin says, in fact, most of the clothes have never left the campaign plane and that the whole story isn't being told.
When asked about the purchases on Thursday, Republican Presidential Nominee John McCain maintained they were bought because
Palin needed clothes, and that they'd be donated to charity after
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