Still Think The President Has A Chance For 2nd Term? Even At $51 A Ticket, President Obama Can’t Fill The House.

Posted on August 18, 2012


The Obama campaign cannot win reelection if his base is not excited. At a fundraiser for young professionals in his hometown of Chicago on Sunday, reports indicated that the attendance was less than impressive.

Illinois (Tony – New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor tweeted that admission to the event was “only $51” but the room was just “half full.” Her tweet got splashed on the Drudge Report, and the Obama campaign scrambled to respond. Kantor subsequently tweeted that just some of the tickets were $51, and that the campaign told her the event was actually sold out. Kantor then tweeted that even though the campaign claimed the event was sold out, the room was just half full.

Kantor tweeted: “Hmmm.”

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