President Obama is out West raising money for embattled Democratic lawmakers, such as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, the AP is reporting.
The president headed a fundraiser for Reid at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Bette Midler and Sheryl Crow also performed at the event.
On Wednesday, after an 80-minute visit to a photovoltaic facility at Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base, Obama plans to host a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. He flies back to Washington early Thursday, the AP reports.
I hear that Obama bet his health care plan at the roulette table. The ball landed in the red.
He had better luck with blackjack. He was dealt a 10 and a 9, and he asked for a hit and got a 2. Unfortunately he was at the poker table.
I didn’t know the Democrats were hard up for cash, since they run the White House, the Senate, the House, General Motors, AIG … If they really need some fundraising muscle, they could always hire Rod Blagojevich. He knows a thing or two about that.