Obama Heckled at Miami Fundraiser – Sells Only 900 Tickets to 2400 Capacity Arena


U.S. President Barack Obama (L) greets NBA legend Bill Russell (R) after speaking at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida, June 13, 2011. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

Barack Obama was heckled by gay activists yesterday at his Miami fundraiser at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets ranged from $44 to as much as $2,500. About 900 supporters were expected to attend. The arena holds at least 2,400 people.

http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/politics/21004571449257/#ixzz1PFiVe6mdWSVN reported:

The president was speaking to about 80 wealthy supporters Monday who paid $10,000 each to attend an event at the home of former Samsonite CEO Steve Green. Green served as President Bill Clinton’s ambassador to Singapore.

Obama also was attending a fundraiser at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets ranged from $44 to as much as $2,500. About 900 supporters were expected to attend.

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