June 27, 2012
SAY, BARACK, MAYBE IT WAS A MISTAKE TO BRAG ABOUT HOW YOU WOULD RAISE A BILLION DOLLARS FOR YOUR CAMPAIGN: Democrats’ Money Panic: Is Obama About to Get Swamped by GOP Cash? Quick, cue a lot of conveniently timed worries about the role of money in politics. It couldn’t be because people just don’t like Obama that much. If a Democrat’s losing, it must mean the rules need to be changed . . .
Meanwhile, blog commenter Matthew Sablan observes: “He was also the first presidential nominee in modern history to not accept public financing. Remember when out spending your opponent was a good thing and showed the support of the nation was behind you? Sigh. Those long, lost days.”