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All Eyes On Palin's Glasses

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It took a couple of women running for America's highest offices to turn campaigning into a fashion statement. Hillary Clinton had her pant suits. Now, Sarah Palin's clear rimmed, titanium eyeglasses are all the rage. In just the last ten days, the Japanese manufacturer has gotten 9,000 orders for them. It normally makes just 12,000 of that style each year. The company's owner adds that he has the same taste in politics as Palin.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. It took a couple of women running for America's highest offices to turn campaigning into a fashion statement. Hillary Clinton had her pantsuits. Now, Sarah Palin's clear-rim titanium glasses are all the rage. In just the last 10 days, the Japanese manufacturer has gotten 9,000 orders for them. It normally makes just 12,000 of that style each year. The company's owner adds that he has the same taste in politics as Palin. It's Morning Edition.

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