Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Fox News on Haircuts and Wardrobes

Here’s an amusing Youtube clip from DailyKos, showing a Fox News reporter complaining about the talk about Sarah Palin’s $150,000 wardrobe in the media, claiming that they would never focus on such superficial things about a man, then showing Fox’s obsession over John Edwards’ $400 haircuts.

And by the way, this kinda makes those $400 haircuts look like chump change:

Who was the highest paid individual in Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign during the first half of October as it headed down the homestretch?

Not Randy Scheunemann, Mr. McCain’s chief foreign policy adviser; not Nicolle Wallace, his senior communications staffer. It was Amy Strozzi, Gov. Sarah Palin’s traveling makeup artist, according to a new filing with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday night.

Ms. Strozzi, who was nominated for an Emmy award for her makeup work on the television show “So You Think You Can Dance?”, was paid $22,800 for the first two weeks of October alone, according to the records. The campaign categorized Ms. Strozzi’s payment as “Personnel Svc/Equipment.”