Got Thousands To Spare? Join Cory Gardner’s “Executive Board!”

In D.C. this evening–happening right now in fact–is a fundraiser to re-elect Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, with a head-turning, depending on your point of view perhaps head-scratching theme:

The federal government may be careening toward another shutdown at the end of the week, but for Sen. Gardner it’s business as usual! For $10,000 as a PAC or a cool $5,400 as a lowly individual, you too can join Cory Gardner’s “Executive Board”–or if that’s too rich for your blood, $2,700 will buy you a “Season Pass.” It’s explained further that “Executive Board and Season Pass Benefit Packages Available upon request.”

Now of course, contributions to a sitting U.S. Senator are most assuredly not meant to be a quid pro quo affair, and it should go without saying that Senators should avoid even the slightest appearance of a transactional benefit from a campaign contribution. And that might make you rightly wonder: what exactly is in the “benefit package” one gets for writing a big enough check to join Sen. Gardner’s “Executive Board?”

Perhaps we’re being too literal about this? Maybe–but without $5,400 to find out, you’ll never know for sure.

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  1. PodestaEmails says:

    Senator holds fundraiser. SCANDAL!

    What a fucking joke.

  2. RepealAndReplace says:

    Stay the course, senator! Some day they will thank you!

  3. Genghis says:

    Speaking of thanks, it's time once again to thank the Denver Post editorial board, along with the low-information dipshits who accepted the board's bullshit at face value, for gifting cowardly liar Cory Gardner with a 1.9% win in Colorado's 2014 U.S. Senate election.

  4. DavieDavie says:

    If Con Man were honest (I know, I know…) his pitch would be more like:

    Light a match to $10,000 right here folks! It's money down the drain, but at least I'll have a good time lighting cigars with your $100 bills.  I got no chance of getting re-elected, but what the hell, I've always depended on the kindness of suckers strangers for my living

    • RepealAndReplace says:

      I still expect him to announce next winter that he thinks he can be more effective in the private sector and has accepted a job on K St. for an undisclosed annual salary.

      And PodestaEmails promptly launches a DRAFT TALLER COFFMAN movement for the senate race.

  5. Meiner49erMeiner49er says:

    Like buying 1st Class cabins on the Titanic.

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