The fatcat flea market
It will be one-stop shopping January 19 for folks looking to buy some influence with Republican legislators.
Five Republicans running for re-election are holding fundraisers at the same time at the Cardinal Club in Raleigh January 19th.
The invitation says that you can be a host for a $1,000 contribution. The minimum appears to be $250 to get in the door and the organizers want that to mean $250 per person per event.
It is not a group fundraiser, it is five separate individual fundraisers. They just happen to be at the same place at the same time for your shopping convenience.
It must be part of a new trend. A group of Democrats held a similar influence-buying bazaar last year.
Wonder if everybody mingles together balancing their champagne and brie or if the candidates are set up at individual booths, like at the flea market?