BY BUDDY NEVINS
He didn’t crash the party.
Oh, no. The Broward County Sheriff wouldn’t go where he wasn’t wanted.
Or would he?
The strangest guest at the Broward Democratic Party’s Unity Dinner on Saturday was the county’s leading Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti.
Lamberti: Mixing With The Dems
Seeing county’s most visible member of the GOP at the premier local Democratic event shocked and annoyed some of the almost 500 Ds at the dinner at the Marriott Heron Bay.
“The reception was very, very chilly, said a Democratic insider.
According to a party activist, Lamberti was invited by a group that has become his pet Democrats — the Dolphin Democratic Club.
The Dolphins have upset some hardcore Ds by cozying up to the Republican sheriff, openly courting him and giving him tickets to their events, said an insider.
It might mean trouble for the big gay, lesbian and transgender political club.
“They are flaunting the rules of the Democratic Party by giving the Republican sheriff a forum, a Democratic activist complained.
If there are complaints coming my way, how long until the state party gets a formal complaint?Share This »