George Clooney to Host $40K Per Head Obama Fundraiser


I just have to laugh when I hear President Obama talk about Republicans being out of touch when he’s the one who spends his time hobnobbing with the 1% in Hollywood. On May 10, actor George Clooney will hold a fundraiser for Obama in his home, the price of a ticket is a whopping $40,000!

Clooney will host the president and about 150 supporters at the event on May 10 at his home in Los Angeles, California. If you think it will be cheap to get a chance to hobknob with an Oscar winner and a president, though, think again — tickets will run $40,000 each, with proceeds going to the Obama Victory fund, a joint fundraising committee of Obama for America, the Democratic National Committee and several state Democratic parties.

I wonder if he’ll bash his Hollywood pals for not paying their fair share.

Update: Related piece at the Washington Times: Obama attacks income inequality while soliciting big-money donors. Well, isn’t that what he’s always done. He doesn’t seem to have a problem with his own wealth, he just wants to spread the wealth of others.