how Obama is not glad-handing big funders enough, in this case, those fine folks on Wall Street.
For starters (literally): "Top Obama donors began grumbling on the first day of the Administration. 'The swearing-in was the beginning of pissing off the donors,' a longtime Washington fund-raiser says. 'During the inaugural weekend, they didn’t have the capacity to handle all the people who had participated at the highest levels, because there were so many.' One middle-aged widow, from whom the fund-raiser had secured fifty thousand dollars, got four tickets to the swearing-in, but none of them were together. 'She was so offended!' the fund-raiser says."
Then: "Big donors were particularly offended by Obama’s reluctance to pose with them for photographs at the first White House Christmas and Hanukkah parties."
Monday, August 20, 2012
Another Profile of Obama Dissing Big Funders
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