Betsy Hoover, director of online organizing for Obama for America, told the Washington Post that “personalization is heavily encouraged.” And you can guarantee that this event was personalized. Eastern Bloc was packed who go-go boy some wearing Andrew Christian Underwear with Obama’s face printed on them. Another evidently wore an American flag thong.
The host committee, which consisted of such eclectic names as Paper Magazine’s Mickey Boardman, former Big Brother contestant Will Winkle and retired hockey player Sean Avery, evidently set a goal to raise $20,000 for Obama’s re-election bid. I’m sure no one is going to turn down the $10K they did come up with.Around 150 donors attended go-go Obama. Despite pics of the President and the First Lady all over the front of Eastern Bloc, they couldn’t manage to get the East Village boys to drop $100 for a Saturday night at the neighborhood gay bar. Ben Maisani, Anderson Cooper’s cheating boyfriend, is the bar’s co-owner. However, Silver Fox sightings at Go Go for Obama!