Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Obama’s “lobbyist money”

The Obama campaign is attacking Senator Clinton on the basis that the money she has raised from lobbyists makes her a tool of special interests rather than a representative of the people.  (link)
What Mr. Obama and his campaign staff are failing to mention in this new attack is their own effort to carefully conceal the money they have raised through lobbyists.  About a year ago The Hill revealed the Obama campaign's plan to raise money through lobbyists by having the lobbyists work as bundlers rather than donating money themselves. (link)

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