How come whenever I’m at the National Press Club, the events are somewhat dry and there is no real party going on? If memory serves correctly, the latest events there with which I was involved were a couple of press conferences and panel discussions dealing with 2004 election recount in Ohio, a panel I sat on which was hosted by this flick.dealing with minority voting in the 2004 elections and helping Aaron Russo run some film crews for
According to Wonkette, they have a much better time at the National Press Club when I’m not speaking. Not only do they get to listen to Joe Trippi and Glenn Reynolds discussing the present and future of blogging and politics, but it sounds like they partied their asses off, too.
After all this, we definitely needed a drink. Thankfully, the debate and book signing were followed by an open bar. As our host Nick Gillespie put it, “This is a celebration of open source, so we have an open bar. ‘Please take what you want – but drink what you take.’ So we took, and drank, and took and drank some more.”
We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Getting drunk with libertarians is fun!
I think I just learned the secret to hosting successful events in DC: Invite libertarians and have a lot of booze on hand. Perhaps our expertise is closer to political partying than political parties. On a related note, I’ll be speaking in Baltimore on April 1, then spending a few days in DC where I hope to catch up on my alcohol consumption with some of my friends in the area.