People don ‘t want to come out and see Obama anymore.
Obama is the best fundraiser the Dem Party has, but his drawing power is way down from its peak during the ’08 campaign. Obama is heading to MO and NV today to raise money for Sec/State Robin Carnahan (D), running for an open Senate seat, and Senate Maj. Leader Harry Reid. But Carnahan’s campaign wasn’t able to completely sell out the Folly Theater, where Obama will appear for a grassroots event on Carnahan’s behalf, at the prices they wanted. Tickets once priced at $250 are now going for $99, while $35 tickets are half off. The grassroots event at the 1,078-seat theater is expected to net $250K for Carnahan’s campaign, the Kansas City Star reported today.
Isn’t that funny? During the recession, businesses have had to cut prices to lure people in the door. Now, the same principle applies to the man who is causing the recession to go on, and on, and on.
They’ve had to cut prices on Obama too.