Video Touting Republican King’s N.Y. Fundraiser Not Oscar Material

Posted June 1, 2009 at 5:02pm
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New York Rep. Peter T. King said his fundraiser scheduled for June 13 in Wantaugh, N,Y., will be “nothing fancy.” The same could be said for the video promoting it.

First flagged by Politicker New York , the grainy YouTube video features the nine-term congressman touting his upcoming fundraiser in front of Mulcahy’s Pub and Music Hall, a sign advertising $3 SoCo and Lime and Jagermeister shots prominently featured in the background. The noise from passing cars drowns out much of what the Long Island Republican is saying.  

In the portion that is audible, King offers up some red meat for the conservative base. “To get my message out to the people for next year’s election, I need financial help,” he says. “I can’t count on Newsday, in fact, Newsday is the enemy. The liberal media is working against me.”