Dana Milbank of the Washington Post reports that Hillary Clinton’s Club 44 event in a parking lot in downtown Washington, featuring a performance by ‘American Idol’ season five runner-up Katharine McPhee, was “an attempt by middle-aged Washington to be young and hip” which “did not turn out quite as planned.” Milbank reports that when Kat tried to get the crowd going with her song ‘Love Story’. The Clinton partisans declined her invitation to clap and wave. “Let’s hear it!” she said when she finished, to lackluster result. “In the back? I know you’re out there!” she pressed, earning the sort of applause that follows a weak lounge act. McPhee gave an awkward chuckle. “That was kind of lame, I have to say,” she told the middle-aged hipsters. Read more.
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