Obama Is Going To A Hipster-Friendly Fundraiser Tonight

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If President Obama wanted to shake the notion that he is a fedora-wearing, latte-sipping hipster, one of his fundraisers in New York tonight is not going to help.

As part of a whirlwind fundraising trip through the city, Obama will stop by a star-studded gala featuring musical performances by The Roots, Ben Folds and Ingrid Michaelson, ABC reports

After that he’ll drink some PBR, construct a compost heap, and blog about the whole evening on his Tumblr.


Obama’s characterization as a card-carrying hipster elite courtesy of Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, who  accused the president yesterday of preferring wealthy, liberal urbanites to blue-collar, hard hat-wearing, real Americans. 

He was talking about energy policy then, but he can now add Obama’s music friends as fuel to the fire. 

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