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Obama’s War Chest

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While I’m sure many Democrats see Barack Obama’s unprecedented fundraising as a very good thing, I’m not one to ever get excited by large amounts of money flowing into our political process.

Call me a skeptic or call me cynical, but after Obama broke his promise to accept public financing, I’ve questioned where his priorities lie: with responsible fundraising or with just doing what it takes to accumulate as big a war chest as possible.

The more I hear about his fundraising, the more I’m concerned about how he’s raising funds and from whom he’s collecting the money.

Take this CBS report:



Maybe it’s all by the books. But I can’t help but think of that old aphorism: money corrupts.