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Gov. Palin has received a lot of media attention this year, but the latest national outlet to notice her is unique in that it is NOT a news source, but rather a fashion magazine. According to the Anchorage Daily News, the governor and her three daughters spent Wednesday morning doing a photo shoot for Vogue Magazine. The pictures will appear in Vogue's February issue, which will actually hit shelves in late January.
As it turned out, however, Palin's independent minded nature made it anything but a typical fashion shoot...as she rejected the clothing that the photographers had intended her to wear. "At first they had me in a bunch of furs," she told the Daily News, "Yeah, I have furs on my wall, but I don't wear furs. I had to show them my bunny boots and my North Face clothing." So, instead of guady furs, we will get to see the real Sarah Palin in her real clothes. Bravo, Governor!
This is definitely a positive development, and it is perfectly timed. The February issue will be hitting stores just as the presidential primaries draw to a close and VP speculation begins in earnest. Appearing in Vogue will also introduce the Governor to many readers who may not be following the 2008 race just yet. I'm also hoping that Vogue was keen enough to ask Gov. Palin about a potential VP candidacy (as other media outlets have). If they did, Sarah Palin will suddenly be staring thousands of American women in the face and forcing them to consider the fact that Hillary Clinton may not be the best woman running for national office when November rolls around.