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Cook County Republicans Host Beach Party Tonight

By Kevin Robinson in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 5, 2009 3:20PM

2009_8_gop_beach_party.jpg We're occasionally referred to derisively as "Leftcagoist," a proclamation meant to imply we're not fair and balanced. But we're always thinking of our right-leaning brethren. Need proof? The Cook County Republican Party, in conjunction with the Chicago Republican Party, the Chicago Young Republicans, the Republican National Hispanic Assembly, the Chicago Republican Women's Network, the 21 Club, the Illinois Republican Party and the Republican Jewish Coalition (whew!), is hosting a wild and crazy beach party tonight at Castaways on North Avenue Beach.

Besides getting to play beach blanket bingo with such sexy political luminaries as 10th District Congressman and Senate candidate Mark Kirk and Republican political consultant and gubernatorial candidate Dan Proft, you can also rub elbows with State Party Chairman Andy McKenna.

The fun in the (setting) sun kicks off at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are a very reasonable $30. And what sort of GOP beach party would it be without an open bar, pizza and hot dogs? A no fun beach party, that's what! But don't worry, the ticket price covers drinks and munchies.