Attention middle America: Rest easy tonight — the top donors to the DNC are really, really worried about what’s going on in your neck of the woods. Page Six:
At 7 p.m., the president headed to Wintour’s, where the Vogue editor-in-chief introduced him to 40 guests at her dinner attended by fashion royalty including Diane von Furstenberg, Calvin Klein, Vera Wang, Tory Burch, Harvery Weinstein and Marchesa co-founder Georgina Chapman, Gap designer Patrick Robinson, Theory chief Andrew Rosen and actress Kerry Washington. While guests dined on salmon or steak, Obama only drank coffee.
He again spent time at each of eight tables. “One table wanted to talk about politics, but a lot of people wanted to talk about stimulating jobs in the fashion industry,” said an insider. “Obama was interested in what they had to say, talked about fashion and mentioned his suit designer in Chicago.” Senior advisor Valerie Jarrett trailed the president throughout the evening. “She sat at all the tables and took copius[sic] notes on what they were saying,” said our source.
Fashion-industry jobs are the future of the U.S. economy!