here's report from brave NYT reporters--the story was so big it took two to handle it--who visited a club last night. "How could Republicans stay away? They could not, even in the midst of a tropical storm and with a $20 cover fee."
Revelation: most candidate backers who showed up were Ron Paulists. Also: another Sarah Palin lookalike spotted. Let's hope reporters get reimbursed, or even earn combat pay.