REAL Fundraising woes for the RNC

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  1. midlifebear

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    Well, instead of posting something from 2008, this appeared in today's (04/07/2010) Wall Street Journal, the daily mouthpiece in print of who ever has the most money. For the real story, go to:

    Cash Scarcity Concerns GOP - WSJ.com

    A recent quote: "Republican officials and big donors are complaining that the RNC has insufficient money to help the party's candidates in advance of the November elections.

    The RNC's finances have sprung to prominence due to recent revelations that Mr. Steele has spent thousands of dollars on private jets, and that a mid-level official approved a $1,946 charge at a risqué Los Angeles nightclub.

    "There have been some concerns from some of the [RNC] committee members about the money on hand and how much money comes in," said Gary Emineth, chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party. "There just isn't a lot of cash available."

    Wonder how this sits with the She/He and Holy It as well as a couple (well, at least one) of the famous drunks who post non sequitors in the Politics Forum and then marvel about how "super intelligent" they are?

    Let's heart it! Shed a tear for Michael Steele and hard-working lap dancers everywhere! :smile:
     
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    And, the next step of the true revolution goes forward if ever so slightly.
    I'm sure the lack of money will suddenly make some of these politicians start listening.
     
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    Don't worry GOP, the corporations will come to your rescue.
     
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    It's only a matter of time before we really do see a President Duane Elizondo "Mountain Dew" Herbert Camacho in real life. And now, for the remix!!

    Ironically, that imagery is what most teabaggers were expecting Obama to be just like. Kinda sad, isn't it?
     
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    Conservative Group's Ads Needle RNC: 'Got Trust?'

    It's not very subtle.
    The uber-conservative National Republican Trust PAC is running ads that might just be trying to convince Republican National Committee boosters to put their money elsewhere. The group, which spent big in 2008, has a new slogan: "Got trust?"
    Conservative Group's Ads Needle RNC: 'Got Trust?' | TPMDC
     
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    Democratic Party Outraises GOP By More Than $2 Million In March


    The Democratic National Committee raised at least $13 million in the month of March, nearly $2 million more than the Republican National Committee, a Democratic source tells the Huffington Post.
    The haul represents a fairly rare victory for the DNC, which traditionally lags behind its GOP counterpart when it comes to raking in donations. A Democrat with the committee pointed to a rejuvenated and enthusiastic Democratic base that is willing to open up their wallets after the passage of health care reform.

    Democratic Party Outraises GOP By More Than $2 Million In March
     
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    I guess many people who support the GOP just couldn't afford to back their party after spending $550 to get into a Tea Party Convention, and another $10K for that photo op with Sarah Palin & Michelle Bachmann.

    Oh, the joys of wasteful spending... and they say the problem is with the welfare queens. LOL!!
     
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    Republican Donors Bypassing Steele As RNC Melts Down


    GOP donors are thinking it's a good time to be a Republican, but maybe they'd be better off not being a Michael Steele Republican.
    The GOP's path to making Congressional gains during this fall's midterm elections might be making a detour to bypass Steele's Republican National Committee. While calls for Steele's ouster have subsided, outside GOP groups and the campaign committees are getting more attention -- and money -- from Republicans eager to seize an election opportunity without the fuss and controversy of today's RNC.
    Republican Donors Bypassing Steele As RNC Melts Down | TPMDC
     
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    if anything will get rid of Steel the inability to raise money should do it. However I think he should stay and put a "good" face on the GOP.
     
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