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Thursday, October 12, 2006
Another Bush Fundraiser for Joe
No word on how it went at the fundraiser he hosted with Joe this past Tuesday night in L.A., but here's what longtime California GOP fundraiser (and Bush "pioneer") Bruce Bialosky had to say about Joe back in August:
But quite willing to speak was Bruce Bialosky, a leading Republican donor in California, who said he will raise more than $10,000 for Lieberman.
On Tuesday night, once Lamont had defeated Lieberman, Bialosky sent an e-mail to the 2,000 people on his political list “expressing my despair over Lieberman’s loss in the primary” and making it clear he’d raise money for Lieberman’s independent bid. “I’ve never seen such a tremendous response” from his list, Bialosky said.
“This is not an issue of partisanship. This is a great American,” he said. “There are certain times when we have to cross party lines. Sen. Lieberman has clarity on the most important issue of our time. His opponent doesn’t have a clue.”
Bialosky said, “I’m not going to be happy if Lieberman votes for (Nevada Democrat) Harry Reid” as Senate Leader...