Jill Daschle, identified as the daughter-in-law of Tom Daschle, was in charge of offending people and keeping them out. Inside, the Coalition's charming president Tony Goldwyn, apologized for the mess with Louie. Ben, unlike Chris Heinz, has no problem bunking with the parents.Bianca Jagger and an eclectic bunch of celebrities, including Alyssa Milano, Lisa Ling and Chris Lawford brushed off the raindrops and munched on little cheesecakes. Most actors should stay away from politics and public speaking."It's not smart to live with your parents," he assured me."I won't be doing that." Emmy-winning, brilliant (I think at least) comic-writer and actor Larry David is not happy with The Atlantic Monthly.Bush was not a nice guy, and Begala said: "If the president is a Texas cattle rancher, I'm a Hasidic diamond merchant." "I've seen you on 47th Street," Franken retorted.
Even though she talks about the evils of SUVs, and espouses driving hybrid cars, Alterman says she has a private jet. Maybe the award for worst venue ever for a big party goes to the men's clothing store Louis Boston.John Kerry's handsome stepson, Chris Heinz, was axed yesterday. Heinz, who gave a beautiful speech two nights ago introducing his mother to the Democratic convention, got into a bit of a nasty situation yesterday.He had just finished speaking at an event with his mother and brother at the Sheraton in Boston. "My brother and I and some agents" — he means Secret Service, not talent — "got into an elevator to go downstairs.And, of course, for style and sardonic asides, my beloved Cindy Adams rounded out the group. Aside from the Davids, Alterman takes on a lot of other Hollywood liberals, especially those involved with fundraising for various causes.But there was Larry David, snapping away at Alterman, while wife Laurie looked concerned. Some of these causes are a little sketchy, and overall Alterman makes a lot of salient points.