As one blog says, you can't make this stuff up. Now the story that's breaking is that the top-paid McCain staffer in the first half of October is, yes, Sarah Palin's makeup artist. It seems Amy Strozzi, who garnered an Emmy nomination for "So You Think You Can Dance," was paid a truly unbelievable $22,800 for makeup services. You can read more about the story here, here, and here. (Get a load of the bronzer streaks on the slideshow at Huff Post.
I was really surprised and amazed by the poor judgment the shopping spree showed — the tin ear for politics, as some bloggers have said. But am flabbergasted at the …. well, I'm speechless. I simply can't believe that anyone, anyone who's ever tuned in to a political campaign, thought these makeup services would be a good idea. I'm just stunned.
What do you all think? And how's this story gonna play?