Friday, June 20, 2008

Barack Obama-campaign finance-no integrity

It appears that I am not the only person to think that Barack Obama full of hooey. There are some liberals taking Barack Obama to task over his broken promise to America and campaign finances.

Even the Washington Post recognizes Barack Obama is full of nonsense.

Pardon the sarcasm. But given Mr. Obama's earlier pledge to "aggressively pursue" an agreement with the Republican nominee to accept public financing, his effort to cloak his broken promise in the smug mantle of selfless dedication to the public good is a little hard to take. "It's not an easy decision, and especially because I support a robust system of public financing of elections," Mr. Obama said in a video message to supporters.

Mr. Obama didn't mention his previous proposal to take public financing if the Republican nominee agreed to do the same -- the one for which he received heaps of praise from campaign finance reform advocates such as Mr. Wertheimer, president of Democracy 21, and others, including us. He didn't mention, as he told the Federal Election Commission last year in seeking to preserve the option, that "Congress concluded some thirty years ago that the public funding alternative . . . would serve core purposes in the public interest: limiting the escalation of campaign spending and the associated pressures on candidates to raise, at the expense of time devoted to public dialogue, ever vaster sums of money."


There are some liberals that will be snowed under by Obama's lies, some have even commented on this website.

Obama will do anything and say anything to get elected.

His campaign finance rhetoric helped him win the nomination. Now that the nomination has been won, clearly he has bailed on his principles.

He is no different than the other greedy politicians playing the system to get what they want.

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