View Full Version : Who is the party of the rich?

10-21-2009, 01:12 AM
After much propaganda claiming one party to be the party of wealth and power and the other the champion of the common ciitizen, let's compare realities:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">We wrote in Saturday’s paper that the GOP appears to be building fund-raising momentum heading into the 2010 elections.

Here’s another data point: the Democratic National Committee said it raised about $8 million in September. That’s less than the Republican National Committee, which raised $8.8 million in the same time period, and the second month running the RNC has pulled ahead ... <span style='font-size: 14pt'>The GOP resurrection, meanwhile, is being aided by a rise in small donors.</span> In some of the most competitive 2010 Senate races, Republican candidates raised more than the Democrats did in the most-recent quarter.</div></div>

Meanwhile, OTOH:

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The leader who prods his critics to put politics aside is doing anything but these days: President Barack Obama is campaigning for his party's future.
Barreling Tuesday into several days of frenetic political activity, Obama The Campaigner has work to do in helping raise money and rally loyalists for lesser-known Democrats.

Dollars aren't materializing as much as expected—even with a record-shattering fundraiser like Obama at the party's helm and working furiously to bring in cash ... "It now falls to us," <span style='font-size: 14pt'>Obama told donors at a $30,000-per-couple fundraiser on Tuesday.</span></div></div>

OH DEAR! (http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BF4G600&show_article=1)

OH MY! (http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2009/10/20/rnc-beats-dnc-in-september-money-race/)