Obama is out begging for campaign cash daily. Sometimes he attends multiple fundraiser per day, makes illegal campaign phone calls while flying on AirForce One and blatantly lies to the weak-minded masses who still believe in almost everything he says. He’s begging for so much cash that he’s broken fundraiser records.
The latest Obama lie involves Super PAC money. Obama is out there campaigning that those evil Super PACs, those who support Romeny not the ones who support him, are influencing the election with all this untraceable cash. Instead Obama and his O-bots slam Karl Rove and the Koch brothers, while ignoring the fact that their Super PACs are outspending both combined.
Well, as we’ve come to learn, Obama lies and lies often.
Jim Geraghty reports, via National Review:
According to Federal Election Commission data filed from January 2011 through July 3, super PACs and all groups making “independent expenditures” in the political arena have spent $35.3 million in opposition to Romney, and only $9 million in opposition to Obama. Rove’s American Crossroads, for example, has spent $3.1 million this cycle. But only $158,126.17 of that has been spent in efforts opposing President Obama, and a separate $7,500 has been spent on Web ads supporting Mitt Romney. For perspective, the group spent $358,202.98 in mid-June in just one expenditure on “TV/Media Purchases” opposing Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine in Virginia, and then spent the same sum a week later in the same race.
What’s more, the advertising and other efforts by Obama’s allies have been relentlessly negative. Every expenditure by every independent group must be filed with the FEC (usually within a matter of days) and must be classified as in support of or in opposition to a particular candidate. The amounts range from millions of dollars for advertising campaigns to $12.50 for “staff time” spent on a press release or e-mail to support or oppose a candidate. Overall, in addition to the $35.3 million and $9 million mentioned above, independent groups have spent $7.7 million on ads and efforts classified as in support of Romney, while they spent only $961,854.62 in support of Obama.