Julia Louis-Dreyfus Didn’t Want to Look Like Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann for Her New Show Veep

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In an interview with the Times, costume designer Ernesto Martinez explains that the actress dismissed the duo as style inspiration right away, so he settled on another Beltway mainstay: "Michelle Obama is the best thing that Washington, D.C., has seen in a long time ... It's a whole new era at the White House now — it'll probably be never like that again — and we wanted to make it current. Plus, Julia loves Michelle Obama."