Saturday, June 21, 2008

Barack says: "My moneyed interests aren't special!"

Or maybe it's just that all his special money coming in isn't interesting. In any event, he's told us now that all the money he's collecting isn't special or interesting enough for his campaign claim...
I have been a long-time advocate for public financing of campaigns ... as a way to reduce the influence of moneyed special interests.
... to have any effect on his own practice. Since when he said...
I asked the Federal Election Commission to clear any regulatory obstacles to a publicly funded general election in 2008 with real spending limits. The commission did that ... I will aggressively pursue such an agreement if I am my party's nominee ... I propose a meaningful agreement in good faith that results in real spending limits... [USA Today]
... nah, he didn't mean it.

When should you suspect a politician may be deceiving you?

When you hear sound coming from a part of his body that looks like this...

[quotes ht: Tom Maguire]