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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Mitt Romney Makes Himself Right at Home in Wealthy Hillsborough

Posted By on Wed, May 30, 2012 at 8:12 AM

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Remember what happened last time Mitt Romney made a trip to the liberal bastion of the Bay Area? Those raging grannies et al. went after him for being the billionaire he is, dressing in fake fur and mocking rich boys like him.

So we can only imagine -- or hope -- what they might have planned for the Republican presidential nominee as he makes his way today to the wealthiest part of the Bay Area and holds a fundraiser at one of the largest mansions in the nation -- Hillsborough's Carolands Chateau.

If you aren't crying in your oatmeal yet, by his side will be California's notorious rich Republican Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co., where, by the way, 27,000 layoffs were announced last week.

So here are the details of this over-the-top party: a $50,000 per plate founders' dinner at the 65,000-square-foot chateau.

Now, if you want a photo with the guy who apparently doesn't know how to spell America, that will cost you $10,000. An invite to the general reception with him will cost you your monthly mortgage of $2,500.

If you can't afford any of that, here's an entertaining video you can watch for free.

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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