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But the president is still popular with the elite celebrities.
Last night was his big fund raiser at seven Jessica Parker's house he also went to another one not -- -- that is at the Plaza Hotel.
-- totally -- more than four million dollars for his campaign.
Meanwhile the president hasn't met with his CEO council has met with business executives.
Joining us now is Kelly -- Torrance who runs outside I think outside the Plaza Hotel -- watching I've -- Colin festivities.
There was the president true -- come along the rocks found.
You know it was funny coming from DC to New York it was worth it suggests to find out yet again don't believe everything you read.
One reporter who is traveling with the bombing in any event said that they were greeted by thousands of people.
Hoping to catch a glimpse of the president while I was there outside the plaza -- -- not thousands of people.
And most of them are not company catch a glimpse of the president where the barricade I was -- people -- just trying to get home in less than hadn't even realized Obama wasn't him.
Now you and I have disagreed about this in the past you say that -- -- with celebrities helps Barack Obama pulled in not just money but also votes do you think that's an appealing prospect.
-- -- -- I wonder if -- -- that I I don't I wonder sometimes.
How the president goes from blue cola speaking in Ohio.
Flying is to the all truck liberal left in lead -- -- -- on the -- to a in New York how does he pull that off.
And still appeals for votes you still hold your position.
I I do and I think that.
It's because he's given up on the economy honestly I think his -- reelection strategy is not too.
Get business working and lower the unemployment rate.
Honestly I think it's to raise more money than Mitt Romney and spend as much as possible end to reignite the personality cult that's really what.
With a big part getting elected in 2008 are you come it is -- -- -- you politics are you on the left on the right.
I -- rights but not you know I'd like to say that I'm an outsider since I'm I'm actually Canadians want to have a horse in the race so I'm neither Republican nor Democrat.
Okay described the scene outside the Plaza Hotel last night.
The Who who -- now that who's waiting for the president what what -- these but these people look like.
I mean that's that's why it was so funny to me that you know over it reporters and newspaper first traveling with the president barrel in the same bubble he is in -- winning they think people are standing outside waiting for him.
-- must these people I mean there -- a few people with cameras the aspect well almost hundreds -- it doesn't.
I would see it was that at the most -- now a couple of hundred at the most in this we're talking like you know Iberia S blocks around the -- -- it wasn't just one street.
They had it hiked the -- Avant Carly was blocked off last -- By the way New Yorkers react -- -- very different than enabling DC -- In DC it's a way of life and you know it's frustrating that you deal with that New York people we're not happy -- now I mean I heard somebody actually.
Use -- profanity talking of the -- just because he had to wait an extra twenty minutes to get home all right Kelly Jane -- thanks for joining us we appreciate ago almost all of.