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NYC Gay Bar Hosts Obama Fundraiser [Attendees Wear Obama Boxer-Briefs]
Washington Post ^ | September 09, 2012 | Katherine Boyle

Posted on 09/09/2012 8:47:06 PM PDT by Steelfish

NYC Gay Bar Hosts Obama Fundraiser

By Katherine Boyle September 9

NEW YORK — Outside, posters of President Obama and the first lady were the only signs that Eastern Bloc was closed for a private party. To some regulars of the grungy gay bar in Manhattan’s East Village, the $100 minimum cover charge seemed too pricey for a Saturday night.

But for an Obama campaign fundraiser, the entrance fee was relatively modest, unlike some of the boisterous dancers at the “GoGo for Obama” event. The fundraiser, hosted by a gaggle of models, fashion editors and socialites, is just one of hundreds of such small, grass-roots events organized by individual donors and held throughout campaign season in private homes or during backyard barbecues. Saturday’s soiree proved that with broad support from new interest groups comes a new breed of campaign fundraiser — a kind that might make some buttoned-up campaign types wince.

The crowd of about 150 Obama supporters was cordial and relaxed, a mix of friends and fashion types, partying alongside male dancers wearing Obama ’08 boxer briefs (or, as one did, an American flag-themed thong) stuffed with the requisite $1 bills. (Only door proceeds went to the reelection fund; dancers kept their tips.)

In this billion-dollar-plus election cycle, online fundraising and grass-roots events matter greatly to the Obama campaign, which has struggled to compete with Mitt Romney’s fundraising among high-dollar supporters. While the Romney campaign hasn’t put the same emphasis on small donors, the Obama campaign relies on them and last week announced it has a record-breaking donor base of 3.1 million individuals, surpassing Obama’s total from 2008. Two million of these donors have given less than $25.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: sodomhusseinobama

1 posted on 09/09/2012 8:47:10 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

What an embarrassment to any thinking person


2 posted on 09/09/2012 8:49:17 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now a Chick-fil-A customer . . . God bless Dan Cathy)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Larry Sinclair will be the guest of honor, telling stories about his long-long “friend” from years ago.


3 posted on 09/09/2012 9:05:36 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: Steelfish

THINK of how much Bath-House Barry could’ve made had the “fundraiser” been held at Man’s Country in Chicago!!!!!

He has a membership there, doesn’t he?

Of course, Manchelle would’ve been a bit embarrassed to have attended, but, what the hell—it would have bought her a few more lobster dinners before “retirement” in November.


4 posted on 09/09/2012 9:05:57 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Steelfish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw7EJ_mTmdM


5 posted on 09/09/2012 9:15:07 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Steelfish
“Excuse me…um, excuse me…Charles? My name is on the list.”

“What list?”

“The DJ’s list.”

“Miss Thing!…[snap!]…There is no guest list tonight!”

But seriously, with that custom print, this may be just about the only time the go-go boys can have their prick on the outside of their boxers without getting in trouble.

6 posted on 09/09/2012 9:35:25 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Steelfish

Not as bad as Chelsea Clinton at the Portland red Dress Party:

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Portland+red+dress+party+chelsea+clinton&num=10&hl=en&biw=1024&bih=653&tbm=isch&tbnid=eYkF5nrwf_14YM:&imgrefurl=http://americansfortruth.com/issues/government-promotion/beyond-america/page/2/&docid=JS2GHVc1xUcwQM&imgurl=http://americansfortruth.com/uploads/2008/04/chelsea-2_red_dress_party.bmp&w=800&h=533&ei=EW5NUPfoB4yDrQGs6YGADA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=95&vpy=156&dur=4581&hovh=183&hovw=275&tx=124&ty=205&sig=114775020446714546854&page=1&tbnh=123&tbnw=184&start=0&ndsp=15&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0,i:75


7 posted on 09/09/2012 9:39:01 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: RichInOC
this may be just about the only time the go-go boys can have their prick on the outside of their boxers without getting in trouble

I really did just LOL!

8 posted on 09/09/2012 9:43:30 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Steelfish
"We do these parties for gay porn stars at Eastern Bloc whenever [they’re] in town from L.A.,” said Boardman. “It’s always a room of Village gays, socialites, porn stars, fashion people. . . . We thought, ‘Why don’t we do a go-go thing at Eastern Bloc for [Obama]?"

Yeha, why not?

How dignified. O'bumbles is probably sad he couldn't attend -

9 posted on 09/09/2012 9:51:36 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does....)
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To: Steelfish

That’s the bar owned by Anderson Cooper’s husband (wife? special friend?), if I’m not mistaken.


10 posted on 09/09/2012 10:07:58 PM PDT by SquarePants
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To: Steelfish

I think all those ABR freepers who attack Romney for being too pro-gay need to put their money where their mouth is and go all-in to support Obama for 4 more years ... here’s the place for them to go.


11 posted on 09/09/2012 10:34:08 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Good lord.

Okay, that was weird.

12 posted on 09/09/2012 11:10:44 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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