Barry and Me: Inside a $1,000-a-pop fundraiser

Orlando Weekly | July 5, 2007
“Hi, Jeff. Thank you for coming.” There, vigorously shaking my hand, is the next leader of the free world. Or the next guy we’ll get all excited about, and then be let down. “You’re welcome, Senator.” Maybe if Barack Hussein Obama knew I was the only person here who didn’t pay $1,000 (or more) for this company, he would have skipped me altogether. But as far as he knows, I’m just like the rest of the 100 or so people gathered in the Maitland living room of supporter Bob Mandell for this June 30 fundraiser.

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