On Friday, a very large and truly historic event took place here in Newport Beach. But you would never know it from reading the Daily Pilot the next morning ("Visit has satire, support," June 2).
The Romney Victory Committee, made up of many Newport Beach residents, that night raised more than $3 million — the single largest political fundraising event in Orange County history. Indeed, it was one of the largest fundraisers in the nation and more than double what President Obama raised here last month ("Obama visit rattles CdM," Feb. 17).
More than 500 people packed the largest ballroom of the Balboa Bay Club to hear former Gov. Mitt Romney, the man we hope will be the next president of the United States. Many of those people had sacrificed to pay a substantial sum to be present because they are deeply concerned about the future of our country and the profound damage being done to it by the Obama administration.