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Palin greets her supporters at a campaign rally Sept. 13 in Carson City, Nev.
News broke yesterday that since Sarah Palin's nomination for vice president, her wardrobe budget has cost more than a Porsche. Does it matter whether she was a passive participant being dressed by the GOP or if she went on a shopping spree? Yes, say Slate.com's XX Factor bloggers Nina Rastogi and Melinda Henneberger.