This is not an auction

Carver County GOP’s Joe Emmett O’Brien said this about the Sporting Clays brouhaha in City Pages:

It’s not an auction itself.

The site has been taken down, but fortunately our friends at Google cache webpages catalogued by their search engine.  So, we can bring up what the site used to look like (below) — from a site called

Note that the means to buy regular tickets is housed back on the website, not  Here’s some salient text:

For each legislator, there are five team member tickets available for bidding to have the five-person team exclusive chance to spend the afternoon walking and shooting the Sporting Clays course with your favorite legislator.

Select your ticket and then make a bid. If you are outbid at a later time or day, you will receive an automatic email notification giving you the opportunity to counter-bid.

Remember, all proceeds will directly benefit the Republican Party, so don’t hold back!

But, remember, this is not an auction.



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