(PUMA-fail? This doesn’t seem to have worked out very well – promoted by Colorado Pols)
Michael Bennet’s wife, Susan Daggett (Beauty), came to Andrew Romanoff’s party this evening to celebrate Andrew’s birthday and even wrote a personal check to help Andrew retire his campaign debt. She stayed for a while and spoke to many supporters who seemed to be very happy that she came, I know I was. Her attendance at the event and donation ($544) were clear signs that Michael Bennet and his campaign are working hard to make inroads with Andrew Romanoff’s supporters and unite the Democratic Party.
A member of Andrew’s staff told me that Susan had called in advance and asked if she could attend. Class all the way.
However, class was replaced by classless. Later in the evening, an unwelcomed guest by the name of Ken Buck (Beast) showed up at Andrew’s party with a photographer and a reporter or two in tow. That’s right — Ken Buck crashed the party or a photo-op and a grip and grin.
Ken Buck was almost immediately peppered with questions about his opposition to a woman’s right to choose in the case of rape and incest, his desire to repeal health care reform, and his position that would close the Department of Education. It became obvious that Buck’s little stunt, although smart, had failed to win him any support.
Some people took pictures with the extreme Buck but then walked away disturbed that he would grandstand at Andrew’s gathering. Maybe they needed pincushion designs.
Bennet’s campaign and Susan showed a real desire to reach out while Buck and his people were just looking for an attempt to get a cheap press opportunity. Too bad it fell flat.