Leadership, Obama style.
Just in case we need help spending any extra money somehow left in our wallet, Obama wants to show us how easy it is to alleviate that problem:
Obama says he doesn’t get the “massive checks” that the other side does.
No wonder the guy is leading us off the fiscal cliff — No comprende “massive”.
Obama’s recent San Antonio fundraiser at the home of Mikal Watts was priced at $35,800 per couple. To most of us, this represents the opportunity cost price of a 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport with a Sahara Tan Clear Coat Exterior and promises only of the great outdoors:
The President’s April fundraising trip to San Diego was its own form of political dealer sticker shock, allowing entry only to those willing to hand over $35,800 PER PERSON. For those who prefer more luxury transportation, this amount would buy you and your spouse a 2012 BMW 740i, considered by many to be the perfect marriage of comfort and high performance.
Speaking of high performance, the President fell “a little flat” at his recent Denver fundraiser. Maybe the greatest orator in modern times just can’t bring it for the lame folks who will only cough up $500 to tell them what they want to hear.
Mr. Obama perked up and became his Churchill bust returning, big-government, debt happy self, though, when hanging out with Anna Wintour and Sarah Jessica Parker at Parker’s New York City apartment. It’s amazing what $40,000 will do for the spirits – especially if applied towards a brand new 2012 Lexus RX 350.
The Lexus gets 4.5 stars from consumers and most importantly, it will get you where you want to go.
Alternatively, you could drop the same cash for an hour with an increasingly unpopular celebrity-wanna-be who likes to rub his knobby elbows with stars. A person who makes a living pretending to be something he is not likes to compare notes with someone in the same kind of job — perfectly understandable.
Which brings me back to Obama’s lack of understanding about what constitutes a massive check. It wasn’t too long ago that Mr. Obama criticized high dollar fundraisers like the ones he attends now as selling access:
“You got these $10,000-a-plate dinners and Golden Circles Clubs. I think when the average voter looks at that, they rightly feel they’re locked out of the process. They can’t attend a $10,000 breakfast and they know that those who can are going to get the kind of access they can’t imagine.”
Wow that’s a steal. Only $10,000 for access before Obama came into office!
The same amount of money today will land you in the used car market and that can be a risky proposition. Still, much less riskier than betting on a Used President whose carfax history puts him in the lemon category.