Connecticut Beaches Closed So Obama Can Fund-Raise with Hollywood Mogul
By Joseph Weber
Beachgoers, get lost.
Amid the peak summer season, two of Connecticut’s popular public beaches — maintained with taxpayer money — were closed Monday to accommodate President Obama’s fundraising excursion that ends with a $35,800-per-plate event at movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s mansion. And Republicans aren’t happy about it.
The 238-acre Sherwood Island State Park was closed so the president’s helicopter could land and then take off after a day-long trip that began in Stamford.
The other beach, the roughly two-acre Burying Hill Beach, is adjacent to Weinstein’s mansion and is owned by the town of Westport. Both beaches border the Long Island Sound.
“This is the height of hypocrisy,” state House Minority Leader Lawrence F. Cafero Jr. told FoxNews.com.
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