Obama, Day After Rally, and Traffic

Obama is back in town today for a swanky, $1,000 to $30,400 (that’s $thirty thousand, four hundred) per couple ticket fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton.  A co-worker returning from lunch just told me that parts of Santa Monica Boulevard already are shut down, and traffic around Century City is completely snarled.  Also scheduled at 6pm outside of the Hilton is a rally/protest, presented by Equality Network (who makes the dubious declaration that Obama is the the “most LGBT-friendly president in history”), to call Obama to act on his commitment to LGBT rights.   For those of us on the Westside: good luck getting home.