Here’s a deal for the 1%.
Key contributors to a conservative group have received a special invitation: For $50,000, they can shoot guns and hang out this June with Robert O’Neill, the former Navy SEAL credited with killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
The offer was recently made by the ForAmerica organization. Those invited have until May 10 to RSVP for an event at the Amangani Resort Hotel in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The facility offers picturesque views of the Snake River, and is on the southern tip of Grand Teton National Park. A room there can cost more than $1,000 per night.
The event is billed as “a historic weekend honoring Navy SEAL hero Robert O’Neill.” It will include shooting at a gun range run by the Jackson Hole Shooting Experience, a private company nearby.
“Our event will consist of clay, pistol and ‘machine gun fun’ competitions with Rob O’Neill,” documents for the fundraiser say.The ForAmerica group is run by America, Inc., of Reston, Virginia. It was founded in 2009 by Brent Bozell, a conservative commentator who also started the Media Research Center, which provides a conservative critique of the media. It received nearly $4.9 million in contributions in 2012, and $2.5 million …read more