Who was the highest paid individual in Senator John McCain’s
presidential campaign during the first half of October as it headed down the
Not Randy Scheunemann, Mr. McCain’s chief foreign policy adviser;
not Nicolle Wallace, his senior communications staffer. It was Amy Strozzi, who
was identified by the
Washington Post this week as Gov. Sarah Palin’s traveling makeup
artist, according to a new filing with the Federal Election
Commission on Thursday night.
Ms. Strozzi, who was nominated for an Emmy award for her makeup
work on the television show “So You Think You Can Dance?”, was paid $22,800 for
the first two weeks of October alone, according to the records. The campaign
categorized Ms. Strozzi’s payment as “Personnel Svc/Equipment.”
In addition, Angela Lew, who is Ms. Palin’s traveling hair stylist,
got $10,000 for “Communications Consulting” in the first half of
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