The $40,000-a-plate event chez Sarah Jessica Parker raised plenty of cash, but also raised eyebrows, feeding conservative criticism that the 'celebrity-in-chief' is out of touch with needs of struggling families.
The first couple attended a much-promoted fundraiser in Manhattan Thursday night at the home of actress Sarah Jessica Parker. So how did that go? Did the combined star power crash the West Village power grid? Did President Obama raise (tasteful) basketsful of cash? Did first lady Michelle Obama steal the show?
No, yes, and yes. That’s what it seems from the report of pool journalists who accompanied the president, in any case. We can’t write from personal experience because due to a postal glitch our personal invite went to Meryl Streep instead.