Hollywood Stars Turn Out for Kerry

That’s what the L.A. Times says, anyway. Last night’s event in Los Angeles was a financial success, netting $5 million for Kerry’s campaign. Still, it didn’t do much for the Democrats’ reputation as hipsters. Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond performed a duet, singing “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” for the Dems’ heavy hitters:
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Wow, that’s a pretty hard act to top. Maybe the Republicans could get Frankie Valli and Petula Clark to sing “Feelings” at their next event.
Streisand soloed, too, singing “People”–for our younger readers, that’s a song she recorded about forty years ago–but with new, really clever lyrics:

Rumsfeld, we must get rid of Rumsfeld/He’s the spookiest person in the world

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