I am not sure why this is particularly newsworthy given that such activities presumably go on pretty much all the time with major donors of both parties.
I understand that such things are of interest to the beltway insider types more concerned with keeping score - our talking points beat your talking points! - than with substance but otherwise who cares? Did anyone really not know about this stuff?
Inquisitive readers may, of course, want to know more about the club featured in the story. You can find its (comically pretentious) mission statement here and its floorplan here.
Who was my favorite student this term?
3 years ago