So The New Yorker has a very sad and amusing story about wealthy political donors and how needy they are for attention from President Obama. He, true to his political and personal nature, barely participates in that courtship dance, while Republican politicians seem to be quite, um, promiscuous with their donors. And it seems that Obama's reluctance to smooch babies-diapered-with-cash has hurt his reelection campaign fundraising because his previous donors are miffed that he hasn't paid enough attention to them (not surprisingly, President Clinton is a master of flattering billionaires).
While fundraising for various charities, I have always been amused, disgusted, and enraged by wealthy folks who will only donate if they are feted in extravagant ways. Oh, well. But, hey, let's give praise to the anonymous donors:
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