‘Frugal’ Clinton Campaign Pays Hillary’s Rent


It’s hard out there for an ambitious wealth-seeker who, because she values power slightly more than money, has decided to temporarily forgo a lucrative public speaking career in order to run for president (again). Still, there’s no reason why Hillary Clinton, whose campaign says it wants to raise $2.5 billion, shouldn’t be able to direct some of those rich donor dollars her way?

5 Fun (and Cheap) Senior Activities in Brooklyn for Hillary Clinton and John Podesta

John Podesta, 66, and Hillary Clinton, 67, share a laugh. (AP)

Washington Post report on the frugal nature of the Hillary Clinton campaign notes that, in addition to Hillary, campaign manager John Podesta is the only staffer eligible for senior citizens discounts on Amtrak trains. Both will likely be spending a fair amount of time on the road in the coming months, but if they’re ever back at campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, here are five senior discounts in the area Clinton and Podesta can take advantage of:

Hillary Clinton’s Hardest Choice


Affluent grandmother and public speaker Hillary Clinton is looking for a new home to serve as the headquarters for her 2016 presidential campaign, MSNBC reports.

Clinton was initially thought to be eyeing White Plains, N.Y., a few miles down the road from Chappaqua, where she and her husband own a multi-million dollar mansion. But apparently, aides were worried the choice “could contribute to the narrative that Clinton is out of touch.”

‘Cube Your Enthusiasm’

Georges Braque, Violin: 'Mozart Kubelick,' 1912

Because we all must make a living, art critics, curators, and scholars have spent much of the last fifty years reconsidering the role of Picasso in the Cubist movement. Through the 1960s or so, Cubism was popularly seen as a movement dominated by the great man, despite the contributions of other artists who, while prominent, were never blessed with Picasso’s level of global celebrity.