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Psst: Obama inauguration
still big and flashy

Politico, by Lois Romano

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 1/15/2013 8:44:57 AM

Steve Kerrigan, head honcho for the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee, has a message for carping congressmen, donors and Obama supporters who’ve heard there’s only one official inaugural ball this year and are afraid they won’t make the cut. It’s a mirage. One of the best-kept secrets in town is that the one public inaugural ball will be a doozy, with upward of 40,000 partying in a single bacchanalia under one roof at the Washington Convention Center. It’s the equivalent of six or seven traditional inaugural balls such as those held four years ago.

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"While we´re lyin´ about everythin´ else, we might as well lie about the inauguration..." (Barack Obama)

Only a Dem would be fool enough to think that a ball for 40,000 would be a good idea. More like a rave?

All smoke and mirrors and mendacity to fool the small people into thinking that they are cutting back in light of the dire economic times he built.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Emerson, 1/15/2013 8:49:13 AM     (No. 9117304)

But wait...

Like everything else they do, they have no clue as to how - or whether - they´ll even pay for it:

FTA:

“When isn’t money a problem?” said Kerrigan, who has become extremely skilled at dodging funding questions. “Inaugurals are tricky times. Right after the election, right after the holidays.”

One of his favorite deflections: “We’re on track.”

But PIC had hoped to raise about $40 million to $50 million in private funds for this scaled-down inaugural — $53 million was raised in 2009 — and sources say it has fallen far short of that goal. It is offering breathtaking $1 million corporate packages, which, according to The Associated Press, provide ball tickets, invitations to the candlelight dinner, prime seating for the swearing-in, a meeting with the president’s finance team and other perks. But sources say they aren’t flying off the shelves. So far the PIC has posted the names of about 1,000 donors — individual and corporate — but with no indication of their donation amounts. By this time four years ago, about 20,000 donors had been revealed. So far, there are only eight businesses on the list.

“The business community isn’t going to step up after feeling disregarded by this administration,” said one Democratic activist with close ties to the business community. “Not going to happen.”


Duh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/15/2013 9:51:29 AM     (No. 9117439)

Of course 0bama´s inauguration would be big and flashy; just like Mooch´s clothes, their lavish and expensive vacations (all at tax payer´s expense), and everything they do. It is always big and flashy, because 0bama and Mooch are not paying for it. The Greek Columns were just the warmup for these two grifters.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/15/2013 9:53:29 AM     (No. 9117447)

Tramp Beyonce will put on her clothes to sing the National Anthem, then take them off again to perform at the ball.

Mercifully Mooch will (probably) stay clothed. She has been spied perusing tent catalogs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/15/2013 11:50:41 AM     (No. 9117730)

To thrill his base he should make a grand entrance with a long flowing cape like Liberace. There should be sequins and lip gloss and silver glitter in his hair. There should be semi-nude male dancers from SanFrancisco. Spare no expense. Just for show there should be American flags in abundance. They make good photo back drops for democrat make believe patriots.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/15/2013 1:29:08 PM     (No. 9117964)

Ride in on a chrome (silverplated?) electric motorcycle?

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