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No free beer for you

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 1:49 pm in 2010 governor's race.

A Mediabistro blogger Tina Dupuy writes that GOP gubernatorial victor Meg Whitman had a no host bar at her victory party on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.

Whitman spent $70 million of her own money on her campaign and she can’t buy her volunteers, or more importantly, the press corps, a beer?

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  • Elwood

    The press corps are notorious alcoholics.

    Whitman is only trying to help them defeat their addiction.

  • Lisa Vorderbrueggen

    Yeah, that’s it. (lol)

  • Allen Payton

    She had a hosted bar at the State Republican Party in February. First one I’d ever seen at a Republican event! But, it was limited to two drinks per person. Press wasn’t invited. LOL

  • Tom

    Look at her campaign finance filings and do a search for say, “wine” or “beverages,” and you’ll find pleny of “non-monetary contributions” for various events.

    They booze it up with the best of ’em, they just have their contributors pay for it.

  • Mike F.

    Maybe some had coupons and maybe some didn’t.