The Ohio Democratic Party is offering its own stimulus deal to generate ticket sales for its big gala Saturday night at the Ohio State Fairgrounds.Anyone else smell that?
Some party members received an offer in the form of automated phone call from state party executive director Doug Kelly: half-price tickets to the Saturday's event. Kelly refers to the offer as the party's "stimulus special."
Does this mean the party is having a tough time filling its typically sold-out annual affair?
No way, says spokesman Seth Bringman.
He said ticket sales going well. The discounted tickets are for additional seating being added specifically for party volunteers and activists that worked on the presidential campaign in 2008 and who might not be able to afford the $150 ticket price.
As you've seen before on 3BP, I'm shocked Strickland is having problems getting people to their fundraiser with as charismatic an invitation as this: