Skip to comments.2012 Rep candidate will most likely need close to a BILLION dollars.
Posted on 11/07/2008 4:48:43 PM PST by WestFlorida
Even if the country is a mess. This includes the primary season also.
This is by far the shortest and best vanity in awhile.
Where are comments such as ‘Election is not for sale’, that usually came from the Dims?
Wow... I thought McCain-Feingold was supposed to reduce the amount of money in politics.
Why — is that what it will cost to make the three or four largest democrat cities disappear?
Not necessarily, it really is going to depend on the grassroots. A movement, if it starts early and has the right hook, can overcome a billion dollars of ads.
Yep, thanks to McCain-Feingold, money is not the driving influence in politics. /s
Philip Anschutz for President?
$ $ $ $ $
I like dogs, especially border terriers. Sometimes they howl real cool.
ROFL...look once the big “O’s” policies and plans for civilian national service are implemented, and the youth realizes what they signed up for, it may take three years but I suspect SOME DEMS may just want the hell out...so it might be easy election.
Wouldn’t it be cheaper to enforce the law regarding contributions?
If its Sarah, count me in for a grand.
I save a little every month to donate to conservaitves come election time. If Jindal or Sarah are the candidates I’ll max out like I did with Bush in the primaries and the general.
Obama is already fundraising for his re-election bid. He’ll have a cool billion in the bank, I presume.
That, plus the need for about $2 Billion worth of favorable and fawning press coverage over 4 years to level the field.
Lets ask George Bush for a piece of the “Bail Out” money before he leaves. I mean what is a puny little Billion Dollars?
It WILL be enforced for Republican candidates.
2008: Election of a Democrackhead
2012: Four years of Obamanation
Repub winning the Presidency with no money spent: priceless.
The changes necessary to change the current system all have serious constitutional problems. Just now, I am sitting back wondering if George Soros just bought himself a President.
If Soros did, he sent the funds through Dubai and other ME locations. Could he expect to remain anonymous under such circumstances? I don’t think so. Someone or soemthing else purchased the presidency, as it currently stands. If the little squirrel cannot be forced to show proof he is Constitutionally qualified to run, then he and his henchghouls like Rahmbo Emanuel appear to be running the world for the next four years.
Well, the Republican party should consider running a small government conservative, then.
I’m thinking we should start fundraising for a third party candidate or at least a really conservative Republican candidate right now.
I like the idea of having a series of 3 or 4 nationwide single day runoff races and 90 days at the end to campaign for the general election.
I also think candidates should debate the opposition party some during the primaries so we can really see who can hold their own before we’re saddled with a pathetic candidate.
Screw it. No politician is worth anywhere near that. Give my money as a campaign contribution? No way. They take enough of my money.
It will also help to be likeable...
It's like immigration laws... it's more fun to make new laws rather than enforce existing ones.
I have been thinking about the since the elections, and the outrageous amounts Comrade Stalin raised in these elections, a lot of it from Palestinian and other terrorist sources.
What Gov Plain needs to do, is set up a PAC after a respectable interval, with a a well organized well run fund raising committee, and set in motion the mechanism to go toe to toe with Obambi in 2012 in raising money.
Lets face it, most of us wee not prepared to give even a penny to McPain, untill Gov Palin joined the ticket. McCain had spent too much time trashing conservatives, for conservatives to waste their hard earned money on this guy.
As we do the post mortem on why we got our butts kicked in this election, campaign fundraising should be scrutinized in great detail. We need to come up with a way to convince the poor and middle-class to support our agenda and send in checks - even if it’s only a measely $100 at a time. We’re not good at that and the Dems are, sad to say. And we aren’t going to be able to sell our agenda to the poor and middle-class unless we dress it up better than we did this time!
So the common folk need not apply for a shot at the Presidency? We wouldn’t have had Abe Lincoln as President if he were living in this day and age. Sad.
She's the only one in the party that has a shot at raising this kind of money IMO.
She needs to start planning now.
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