Money never was equal to ideas.
Remember Ross Perot's "Giant Sucking Sound"?
Visualize $80 million going down a black hole.
I believe they'll make a well-thought-out decision to put a lot of that money into 527's again. Pretty smart, eh? They put multi-milllions in their 527s last election, and one conservative 527 (Swifties) mashed them flat.
Think Tank......Well, lots of Dems/libs are notorious for getting tanked, but can any of them think? 8-D