As the election wheezes out its last few cold, miserable breaths, it's becoming clear what state both Trump and Clinton are fighting hardest
As we learned yesterday, our critical swing state is hanging neither to the left nor the right, but rather dangling straight down the middle as polls show both candidates neck and neck, with Clinton holding on to a very narrow lead.
But if there has been one upside to the political madness that's invaded our state, it's celebrity guests. This past weekend Miami enjoyed a free Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony concert at Bayfront Park. And this Sunday, Cher will be heading to the Fillmore for a Clinton fundraiser — though she won't be singing, according to a Clinton spokesperson.
Tickets to the event are available via hillaryclinton.com. They start at $45 for general admission. It's $250 for preferred seating, $1,000 to get a photo with Cher, and, finally, $2,700 if you'd like to attend a "host reception" with Cher. This will be the second time Cher, who hasn't exactly been subtle about her utter hatred for Mr. Trump, has stopped by Miami to fundraise for Clinton. The singer was here on August 19 for a Wynwood event.
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Both Trump and Clinton have spent their fair share of time in Miami over the last month. It feels like Clinton has been here nearly every day in the last few weeks — including an appearance at her rally/Jennifer Lopez concert this past weekend. She even popped into Brickell's Fado Irish Pub to address supporters Sunday morning, rudely forgoing local tradition by not chugging a couple of shots of Fireball and getting into a fight with her Uber driver on the way out.
Meanwhile, Trump has announced another of his notoriously serene and not-at-all blatantly racist rallies this Wednesday at Bayfront Park and is officially feuding with the Backstreet Boys. So, there's that.
The good news is this will all be over soon. Election day is Tuesday, November 8, and early voting will be available until Sunday. So go cast your vote because Cher will know if you didn't.
Correction: The original version of this story incorrectly referred to the event as a concert. The Clinton campaign says Cher will