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(2,353 posts)
Sat Apr 9, 2016, 12:26 PM Apr 2016

Which event has better Optics?

I am wondering what is everybody's opinion on VaticanGate so here is a poll to gauge opinion...

Which event has better Optics?

29 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
A $353,000 Clooney Fundraiser in Los Angeles
0 (0%)
A $2,700 a plate dinner with the CFO of HRC, Gary Gensler, a former Goldman-Sachs executive (in Hong Kong)
1 (3%)
Attending a conference on poverty at the Vatican, where one may or may not meet the pope and where one will give a speech on the idolatry of money
28 (97%)
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Which event has better Optics? (Original Post) GeorgiaPeanuts Apr 2016 OP
I can't wait to read the text of Bernie's remarks. nt grasswire Apr 2016 #1
It's obvious why they're having apoplectic fits whatchamacallit Apr 2016 #2
Exactly Bobbie Jo Apr 2016 #3
This message was self-deleted by its author GeorgiaPeanuts Apr 2016 #7
Optics. Octafish Apr 2016 #4
Seriously - the Clooney event brooklynite Apr 2016 #5
It all looks better than the Clintons pulling a Sista Solja moment on BLM Attorney in Texas Apr 2016 #6
I think Bill did it on purpose... If you know PA. GeorgiaPeanuts Apr 2016 #8
It's easy to see why team Hillary just can't let this be a good thing Cheese Sandwich Apr 2016 #9


(15,558 posts)
2. It's obvious why they're having apoplectic fits
Sat Apr 9, 2016, 12:32 PM
Apr 2016

It's almost as if some of them sense deep down that their candidate is rotten, but they can't come to terms with it so they thrash in agony.

Bobbie Jo

(14,341 posts)
3. Exactly
Sat Apr 9, 2016, 12:34 PM
Apr 2016

The Vatican shindig was undoutedly an "optics" move.

Couldn't agree more, this is what politicians do.

Response to Bobbie Jo (Reply #3)


(95,341 posts)
5. Seriously - the Clooney event
Sat Apr 9, 2016, 12:46 PM
Apr 2016

1. Raising money for the Party and other candidates show's CLinton is a team player.

2. there will be little coverage of Sanders in Rome (especially if he gives the same basic speech he's been giving for months), UNLESS he meets the Pope (which he won't because the Pope will be in Greece)

3. Celebrity appearances never hurt

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