Hillary shrugs

Maybe they could get t-shirts with the inscription: I donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Hillary Campaign, and all I got was this lousy t-shirt.

Just a suggestion.

Via Washington Post.

There are big political donors, and then there are really big donors.

Hillary Clinton’s first major political event since her defeat last month will be a thank-you party for those really, really big donors — the people who brought in many hundreds of thousands of dollars for her unsuccessful Democratic presidential bid — Democrats familiar with the lavish event said Wednesday.

The Dec. 15 evening gala at the Plaza Hotel will be held in the iconic “grand ballroom,” one of New York’s most opulent spaces. It is also small by mega-party standards, holding a few hundred people. (The hotel’s website notes the beaux-arts style ballroom was the site of author Truman Capote’s famed “Black and White Ball” for 540 in 1966.)

The columned 4,800-square-foot ballroom built in 1907 is apparently too small to accommodate the entire group of Clinton campaign “bundlers,” or people who solicit and collect donations from others in keeping with federal limits on individual donations.

Invitations to the party went out last week, and the remaining staff of the Clinton campaign has been fielding complaints ever since from donors who were not included. Some donors were told that the size of the party was dictated by the space constraints of the ballroom, people familiar with the event said….

On the Nov. 12 call, campaign finance director Dennis Cheng told participants that top donors had brought in more than half the nearly $1 billion Clinton raised….

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  1. Alain41 says:

    I think Hillary’s health dictates how many people that she can greet and the room size is selected accordingly. But WaPo would have to ditch the ball room description and do reporting that it doesn’t want to do. Non-pertinent reporting is much more real than fake news.

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