We at Public Campaign Action Fund love a good concert as much as the next person, so we're not going to bash people for choosing to see Taylor Swift at the Verizon Center in DC tomorrow.
I was perusing the upcoming Congressional fundraisers over at PoliticalPartyTime.org and noticed that a few lobbyists and members of Congress will be in attendance--but for fundraisers. I have a feeling it's not the concert of choice for middle-aged members of Congress. Here's the list:
- Rep. Tom Price's (R-Ga.) Voice of Freedom PAC
- Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.)
- Rep. Marsha Blackburn's (R-Tenn.) Wedge PAC
Instead of standing around raising lobbyist cash amidst a throng of screaming tweens, these members should really work to pass the Fair Elections Now Act, legislation that would end the campaign money chase. It'd be better for their ear drums too.
But, it's great that Taylor can provide an appropriate soundtrack for the evening: