Anticipation is building for the Chris Wright Wine Tasting Political Fundraiser on Thursday July 26th at the Bristol Historical Society (BHS).
Fans and former constituents of Mr. Wright are already lining up outside BHS because they have nothing else to do. In fact, a small group is camped out and created a tent city, which they dubbed Wrightville.
According to casual political observers this is one of the most eagerly anticipated political fundraisers for the month of July. “It is an opportunity to get a little tipsy, donate money to a candidate and see real life politicians up close and in person,” observed Rita Miller who does not plan to attend because, “I don’t drink and I can’t spare the 35 bucks to get in.”
It has been several years since Mr. Wright was in office so Democrats are rolling out the red carpet. Variety reports that it will be a star-studded event as almost all of the locally elected Democrats will be in attendance if there is not a Bristol Blues game.
The mayor is expected to be there and wear a black Luis Vuitton suit with a Dooney & Bourke handbag and Jimmy Choo heels. City Councilwoman Mary Fortier will also adorn a black Luis Vuitton suit and Jimmy Choo heels, but forgo the handbag so she does not clash with the mayor.
Dean Kilbourne, Chairman of the Bristol Democrats told Boardman, “There has not been this type of hype and anticipation since the traffic light was fixed at the intersection of Washington Street and Central Street.”
BOARDMAN DEATH UPDATE
As of this hour Alan Boardman remains deceased but over the last 48 hours his condition has improved. The medical team attending to Mr. Boardman’s death say they do not expect his death to interfere with the rest of his life.