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The political blog of the San Francisco Chronicle relays a story told by Hillary Clinton campaign chairman Terry McAuliffe abount an unnamed Democratic dissident less-than-enthusiastic about the Clinton political machine…

Just one of McAuliffe’s fond memories: ”We were all sitting at the Cafe Milano the night [John Kerry] wrapped up the [2004 Presidential nomination,] and a group of top Kerry campaign people came in, and I sent over a bottle of champagne,” he wrote…
The group of Kerry aides drinking the champagne…raised their glasses to toast me from a few tables away, to thank me for the bottle….I raised my glass to them as well.
‘Now we can get rid of McAuliffe and get control of the money,’ a drunk Kerry fund-raiser from Rhode Island said, loud enough to be overheard.
A top Kerry media consultant nodded, but held up his hand to silence the inebriated Kerry fund-raiser.
McAuliffe’s final jab: ”So as they were drinking my champagne, they were already plotting to get their hands on the DNC bank account.”

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16 years ago

From Rhode Island??
Ooo, the temptation to speculate.

16 years ago

Before reading anything Terry McAuliffe says, arm yourself with a salt shaker first.

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