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Qtec
02-14-2012, 02:54 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">WASHINGTON Despite criticism of Fannie Mae by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his campaign accepted nearly $280,000 in donations raised by a registered lobbyist who once represented the government mortgage giant and whose clients now include a private equity firm and the drug company Pfizer.

Yet Romney has not identified all of his so-called fundraising "bundlers" who have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, <span style='font-size: 14pt'>even after President Barack Obama's re-election campaign released the names of his top fundraisers.</span> <span style="color: #3333FF">Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich also haven't disclosed their bundlers.</span> Ron Paul's campaign has said it doesn't use them. For more than a decade, since the election of George W. Bush in 2000, presidential campaigns have identified their bundlers.

In an age of "super" political action committees, which can pull in millions of dollars from anonymous donors, bundlers still matter to modern presidential campaigns. Like Wayne Berman, the chairman of Ogilvy Government Relations and former Fannie Mae lobbyist who gathered $279,075 for Romney in 2011, these are well-connected executives who collect or direct multiple individual contributions of up to $2,500 to a campaign in amounts that can range from $50,000 to more than $500,000.

<span style='font-size: 17pt'>The lack of disclosure prevents voters from knowing who wields influence within a presidential campaign. Keeping their identities secret could end up stinging Romney like the mishandled release of his income tax returns if voters conclude he is withholding politically damaging information. </span></div></div>

No surprise here really.

Q........ link (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/13/mitt-romney-campaign-fundraising-bundlers_n_1274157.html)

eg8r
02-14-2012, 07:37 AM
Well we knew Wall St bought Obama but that did not stop the Occupy Wall Streeters from voting Obama in. What does it matter then?

eg8r

LWW
02-14-2012, 04:40 PM
You have to think like an O-cultist ... if Obama/Gore/Clinton/Kerry does it = good, if Bush/Romney/Gingrich/Santorum/Palin does the same thing = bad, except that it was still good when Obama/Gore/Clinton/Kerry did it.

cushioncrawler
02-14-2012, 07:33 PM
Politicians are being attrakted to Washington at a great rate -- and once there they dont budge.
Whats the attraktion???????????????????????????????????????? ?????????

Ekonomists hav added the money and it dont add up. Da money only explains about 5% of the attraktion. Da missing money iz being called Dark-Money.

Dark-Money iz probly made of lots of tiny particles called Dark-Dollars.

And theusofa iz kontrakting instead of expanding. Some ekonomists say that theusofa will one day collapse, koz of Dark-Money.
mac.

Qtec
02-16-2012, 05:35 AM
..................but OBAMA........blah.......strawman.........

Q

eg8r
02-16-2012, 09:02 AM
What is the strawman? The subject of my post wasn't Obama dillhole. Let me spell it out for stupid...The subject was about voters not caring where the money came from they still vote for the person they want to vote for. I am responding directly to the part that you bolded but since your memory sucks lets see if I can break it out for you and talk real slowly so that some of it sinks into the rock on top of your neck.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: part that stupid bolded</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The lack of disclosure prevents voters from knowing who wields influence within a presidential campaign. Keeping their identities secret could end up stinging Romney like the mishandled release of his income tax returns if voters conclude he is withholding politically damaging information. </div></div><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: response to be paraphrased so that stupid can figure it out</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Well we knew Wall St bought Obama but that did not stop the Occupy Wall Streeters from voting Obama in. </div></div>Stupid wants us to believe that lack of disclosure actually matters to the voters because they want to know who bought the President. All the Occupiers voted Obama even after they knew Wall St bought his out.

Full disclosure doesn't mean squat. Voters vote for who they want and campaign donors don't mean squat. Have I dumbed it down enough for you. LOL, quit opening your mouth and proving your lack of intelligence.

eg8r