Rep. John Campbell brands himself a fiscal conservative (despite voting for stimulus programs pushed for by the Bush Administration in 2008).Â Campbell leverages his CPA/MBA brand constantly, using his “Green Eye Shade” label for his blog.Â Yet one of Campbell’s first OC fundraisers for the year, an event targeting CPAs with low dollar pledges of $100 to $250, scheduled for Corona Del Mar last night was cancelled unexpectedly.Â A source who went to the event last night reporting that the person answering the door told him the event was cancelled due to a poor response.
It’s not like John Camnpbell needs the money.Â He is one of the wealthiest members of Congress andÂ can write his campaign the big checks he needs toÂ have to bolster his campaign coffers to go along with all that PAC money he takes.
But aren’t CPAs Campbell’s peeps?Â Is it just a tad…pathetic that the Congressman couldn’t warrant enough attention from CPAs with a low dollar fundraiser to come?Â Perhaps holding a fundraiser for CPAs just before April 15 was also bad timing, but doesn’t that reflect on the Congressman as well?Â When was the last time you heard of a Campbell fundraiser being cancelled due to a poor response?
Most of Beth Krom’s donations come from real people who live in the district who can vote for her.Â Consider Campbell’s record of not delivering for the district and placing votes of his party ahead of the interests of the district, that anti-incumbent fever striking across America might somehow come home to roost in the CD-48. We’ll see.
Here’s the invitation:
Please Join Our Steering Committee
Sally Anderson, CPA
Howard Bland, CPA
Eduardo Jordan, CPA
Manuel Ramirez, CPA
Harold Schultz, CPAFor a fundraising reception honoring
House Financial Services Committee Member
Congressman John Campbell (CA-48)
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Home of Name redacted
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
$250 host committee recommended contribution
$100 recommended contribution
PERSONALÂ checks should be made payable to:
Campbell for Congress (ID# C00412312)
2125 Loma Verde Drive
Fullerton, CAÂ 92833
You may print and mail/fax in this form, or reply with your answers and information toÂ Jennifer@CL7Communications.com.
__Â Yes, I will attend the reception on April 7, 2010 with Congressman John Campbell.
Enclosed is my contribution:Â ___$250/Host CommitteeÂ ___$100/guest
__Â I regret that I cannot attend, but I will support this event by enclosing my personal contribution of $ _______.
PAYMENT OPTIONS: Please make check(s) payable to Campbell for Congress and mail to:
Jennifer Fitzgerald, 2125 Loma Verde Drive, Fullerton, CA 92833.Â Â You can also print and fax this form with credit card information to (714) 459-8165 or email it toÂ Jennifer@CL7communications.com
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