Internet browsers weigh in - $150,000 on wardrobe could have been spent on
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 62,000 viewers have viewed the http://www.DressLikePalin.com website this week, scores offering their views on other uses that could have been made for the $150,000 the Republican National Committee famously spent on the wardrobe for Gov. Sarah Palin.
The internet game sponsored by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, presents its suggestions on alternatives to the spending spree for what CNA/NNOC Executive Director Rose Ann DeMoro calls the real Marxist in the Presidential race -- "the Neiman Marxist adorned in that fetching $150,000 wardrobe,"
The same $150,000 could buy 15,000 nurses scrubs, for example. The $22,800 the RNC spent on makeup alone would pay for 224 mammograms, 651 flu shots, or provide a supply of cholesterol lower Lipitor for one person for nearly 14 years.
Those viewing the internet game are invited to present their own
opinions on how the $150,000 could have been better spent. Among the
-- I would make a donation to my local university's scholarship fund.
-- I would buy my mother a new home for which she very much needs.
-- Shelter for thousands of homeless across the country.
-- A college education for my daughter.
-- I would pay off my credit card, save for 2 kids to go to college, give
some to charity, and whatever is left, stuff in my mattress.
-- I could get married....
-- Food for the food bank for 5 years...
-- A house or perhaps donate to a transplant hospital. My husband needs a
kidney and I don't think he will get one with Medicare only!
-- Health care for families where the parent(s) work at WalMart.
-- I would be able to pay off my house and ha
|SOURCE California Nurses Association|National Nurses OrganizingCommittee|
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