Exclusive, Members Only, Sort Of . . .

IT DOESN'T ALWAYS PAY TO PLAN AHEAD. BACK IN AUGUST THE Clinton for President Committee rewarded faithful donors with "CLINTON TEAM" lapel pins, individually numbered. The pin and number would supposedly serve as a security pass to a "members only" Inaugural victory celebration. About 115,000 folks donated $13 million, and many of them got psyched up for the big party. But the promise was forgotten. After complaints started coming in, invites were finally sent out to the special event: the opening ceremonies at the Lincoln Memorial. It's so exclusive that it's only open to the public.

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