Did You Know...

   

What should Obama do with his $30 million campaign surplus?

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  December 6, 2008 12:02 AM

He’s got gobs of cash and lots of grumbly Democrats who want to get their paws on it all.

Legally, he can:

1) donate the extra money to charity

2) Transfer it to another political campaign

3) Dole it out in $2,000 increments to local candidates.

What to do? What to do?

Democrats carrying significant campaign debt after winning a string of House and Senate races are grumbling about President-elect Barack Obama’s financial reserves, saying the party’s leader is sitting on a pile of cash while Democratic leaders are broke.

Obama’s organization retains some $30 million after his successful presidential bid, but it’s unclear how the Democratic president-in-waiting might use the money. Members of his party are doing their best to appeal for the funds without appearing greedy, ungrateful or hostile to their new leader.

“If I was a top adviser to the president elect, I wouldn’t necessarily be advocating saving those dollars,” said Raymond Buckle, chairman of the New Hampshire Democratic Party. “It was critically important that we not repeat what happened in ’93, ’94,” when President Bill Clinton held the purse strings and Democrats lost 54 U.S. House seats and eight senators during midterm elections.

“We need the resources to build the national grass roots network for the Obama agenda. We need to make sure the president is successful and that the administration fulfills his promises,” Buckley said.

Who votes for having him send it to his impoverished family members and the neglected Obama school in Kenya?

Chime in with your own suggestions.

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:

Satire collides with satire: WaPo ‘fact checks’ SNL’s Obama/immigration bit

November 23, 2014 09:40 PM by Doug Powers

snl

Debunking the propaganda

With a rebuttal to President Obama’s amnesty announcement, here’s President Obama

November 20, 2014 08:25 PM by Doug Powers

obamaclosing

All bases = covered

Good luck with that: St. Louis mayor agrees to protest group’s demands

November 19, 2014 07:59 AM by Doug Powers

stlouis

Laugh riot

White House: Do something about ‘climate change’ or prepare for a fiery death — or worse

November 18, 2014 07:24 PM by Doug Powers

homealone

Is it hot in here or are they crazy?


Categories: Barack Obama, Democrats, Enviro-nitwits, global warming

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook