Data Points: Beautifying Sarah Palin and John McCain

The RNC has shelled out big bucks to clothe and accessorize Palin and pay McCain's makeup artist.

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$150,000: Amount (at least) that the Republican National Committee has spent clothing and accessorizing Sarah Palin and her family since her selection as John McCain's running mate in August

$4,716.49: Amount the RNC spent on hair and makeup in September

$8,672.55: Amount that the McCain-Palin campaign paid makeup artist Tifanie White in September to do makeup for McCain (the McCain campaign would not comment on whether she does makeup for Palin)

Sources: Politico, the Washington Post