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While Politico reports on the RNC spending $150,000 to 'accessorize' Palin and her family, I stumbled upon this picture of Senator Obama (along with a great collection of campaign trail photos from Callie Shell).

He's got holes in the bottom of both his shoes from walking so much on the campaign trail.  And as the caption explains, he's already resoled them once.

"Senator Obama was doing press interviews by telephone in a holding room between events. Sometime later as he was getting ready to begin his event, he asked me if I was photographing his shoes. When I said yes, he told me that he had already had them resoled once since he entered the race a year earlier. Providence, R.I., 3/1/2008."

So... who's more in touch with the average American again?

EDIT

Wow, thanks for getting this to the recommended list.  Someone posted this up on Digg a little while ago, so head over there and lets REALLY get this powerful statement off the ground!

Digg: Obama Resoles His Shoes While Palin Spends $150K

Originally posted to enamore22 on Wed Oct 22, 2008 at 06:44 AM PDT.

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