John Kerry not quite understanding that giving is better than to receive …
John Kerry, the senior US Senator from Massachusetts, seems to have misread the meaning of the Christmas and the season of giving. Kerry rented out the Boston Symphony, where tickets range from $75 to $4,800 for his political fund raising extravaganza.
Tis the season to be giving to Me
Obviously, the high browed, Democrat eleite has not figured out that there is political fatigue or during this Christmas season, a tough economy. BTW, Kerry does not face reelection for four years.
Battle-weary Bay State Democrats are getting squeezed by U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry this Christmas, as the nation’s richest senator puts the arm on cash-strapped party donors to fill his campaign war chest — even though he’s not up for re-election for another four years.
“I think people feel very tapped-out,” said Phil Johnston, former Massachusetts Democratic Party chairman, who is helping to organize Kerry’s Dec. 13 gala. Johnston, who said he is seeing steady ticket sales, still expects a full house
His extravaganza at the Boston Symphony — where tickets range from $75 to $4,800 — could be a tough sell as the party’s rank-and-file struggles through another Christmas in a tough economy.
“For Democrats, there’s a bit of fatigue — people have been giving aggressively,” said Democratic consultant Scott M. Ferson, president of the Liberty Square Group. “But we need John Kerry now more than ever. He’s one of the few (Massachusetts) Democrats left in a leadership position.”