23 September 2010

Hope, change and...

...where is the love?

-- NYC -- "Who would have thought that six weeks before a cliffhanger election, President Obama would have to reach down to the D list to fill a room to listen to him?" she writes.

Yes, many thought it was a joke when they were sent an email that tickets to Obama's general reception at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York were on "fire sale" for only $100, down from the original $500 asking price.
Perhaps the Obama Whitehouse needs to bring in some real fundraising pros...
Singer Bono’s Aids charity is under fire for spending more on its staff’s wages than it does on its own cause.

According to a report in the US the global charity took in £9.6 million in public donations in 2008, the latest year for which US public tax records are available.

A meagre £118,000 was split between three charities – while more than £5 million was spent on executive and employee salaries.
Hey... you think those private jets fly on Evian?

The audacity of, well... audacity.


Anonymous said...

On the Obama fundraiser - less money for the Democratic Party. Bono - not surprised - lots of sanctimonious finger wagging from him and his pals on how to fix the 3rd world. Aid is the biggest problem because of the corruption. Say it ain't so Bono! Cheers. FernStAlbert

Neo Conservative said...

paging barry o, bono and all the other limousine liberals...

"You bring your rose-coloured glasses over to Kathy Shaidle's house... she'll shove 'em up your ass."