Did President Obama not get the memo? The election is over. You don't need to tap L.A.'s rich people for campaign money anymore. You won.
Wait, what? Ah: There are midterm congressional elections on the horizon. Democrats want to crack the alleged gridlock imposed by Republican filibusters. Friggin' busters:
Well, he came to the right place: Home of the Prius, gluten-free politics and Ed Bagley Jr.
Obama's coming to town June 7 to get some more of that ripe SoCal cash so he can help the Democratic National Committee fight the Republicans during next year's election.
He'll be having lunch at Hollywood mogul Peter Chernin's Santa Monica home, the Hollywood Reporter says.
You want access to your leader, you say? Democracy now, you demand? It'll cost you: $10,000 a plate or $32,400 to be called a “co-chair,” says THR.
Feel used? Don't. It's for a good cause. The publication quotes the invite:
Since we do not take money from special interests, corporate lobbyists and political action committees, we must rely on dedicated Democrats like you.
(We're looking at you, Ron Burkle).