Skip to comments.Cash-poor Obama says no to Reid
Posted on 09/16/2008 6:01:46 AM PDT by AmericanMade1776
Earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made a personal appeal to Barack Obama: Help me grow the Democrats Senate majority by sharing some of the $77 million youve got in the bank.
Obamas campaign said no.
Although Democratic insiders say a better deal could still come, the Obama campaign so far has agreed only to let Senate Democrats use Obamas name as well as those of his wife and running mate in mail and online fundraising pitches. The campaign has planned no joint fundraising events with House or Senate Democrats, and insiders say none is likely to be held before Election Day.
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Kerry did the same thing in ‘04.
Its all about the “O.” Does anyone know if he helped out the Clintons with their debt?
Unfortunately, it was only his middle name.
I do not know if Obama ever helped Clinton out of her debt, but I doubt it.
LOL. This is fun.
Obama’s problem is that, although he raises a lot of money he spends it like a drunken sailor (with apologies to all the drunken sailors out there). His cash burn rate is incredible. He has a huge paid staff. There’s probably not much spare change lying around.
They want money because it won't be too much longer before they are running away from that name.
Doesn’t sound like a messiah operating from a position of strength.
Cash-poor? I just heard on the radio that he had a record fund raising day with people paying 38k for a plate of food.
Clinton did the same thing in ‘96.............
Obama is going to waste all that money trying to get himself elected and leave the Congressional Democrats high and dry.
It is, Democrats are not too good with managing money, and the fighting within their ranks over campaign money has to build up a lot of resentment amongst them. Good Times, good times!
No, and that's probably why he didn't pick her as VP. If Biden drops out, that will surely be a Hillary demand................
Kerry had Tereza Heinz, who does Obama have? besides Streisand?
Was there ever a doubt.
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Obama would waste all his money on Greek columns, if he could.
Kerry probably took Government financing, so the DNC got all the new campaign funds after August 31. Now Obama is sucking up all the Democrats cash.
“Uhhhh....I already spent it”
But even I do not slight him for not giving any money to Reid.
He would just spend it on kiddie porn.
Demos in a Tail-spin! LOL
Could he be paying fees for Hill and Bill to do campaign appearances?
Wonder how much those 300 foreign policy advisors cost?
Can you imagine how long it takes to get a concensus on a policy matter from 300 people?
With his burn rate the way it is, I wonder if the “contingency” that he sent up to Alaska has round trip tickets.....
This sounds like what he did to Hillary. What comes around goes around and this could finish Obama if the race remains close and he needs party help.
Between Obama and Hillary, they really put a hurt on the Democrat donor base. The little people have coughed up a lot of small donations for Obama, but people don’t have a lot of extra cash lying around now with gas, food and other necessities continuing to rise.
Obama’s having a big Hollywood fundraiser, but I think so far he has tried to distance himself from the left coast elite. Hobnobbing with them shows that he’s out of touch with the bitter clingers.
He is a sell fish bass turd!
Someone should put together an article on what his spending in office would be like, considering his election spending rates.
Considering the current economics on Wall St., might make for a timely piece.
Have you noticed that Obama has been going it alone alot lately.. NO Hillary, No Bill Clinton, No Pelosi, No Howard Dean, No John Kerry,No Jesse Jackson, Not even Michelle Obama out there stumping with him. Could it be because his real friends.. Rezko is in jail, and his other real pals are too shady to be seen.
I've often wondered why his supporters talk about the 300 advisers as though it was a good thing. It would just mean chaos at a practical level. Anyway, what matters most is the person at the top.
They all agreed to help him but I don’t see a lot of them around on the TV news, just his campaign staff and a few others.
"Unfortunately, it was only his middle name."
“Kerry had Tereza Heinz, who does Obama have? besides Streisand?”
You’re forgetting, he’s got the other BIG “O,” Oprah.
Emperors have no need of legislators.
it is obama’s 50 state strategy.
FOLKS WE NEED PICTURES
Pictures of Biden’s empty plane and empty crowd.
PICTURES OF ABANDONED OBAMA OFFICES
Pictures have to be posted here.
We need to BREAK THE BLOCKADE of the MSM.
LOL. Maybe all his lawyers and opp researchers that he flew into Alaska should learn to hunt moose and live off the land b/c they may not be coming back anytime soon.
I'm beginning to think we can win back the House and Senate.
Oprah had really painted herself into a corner on this one - if she makes any campaign appearances for “The Other O”, she will further alienate her viewers pissed off b/c she won’t have Palin on hahahaha....what’s a billionaire to do?
Oh my, Obama is going to allow them to use his wife’s name?
Michelle Omarosa Obama?
I’ve read stories where Obamma Lamma has raised a couple hundred thousand for her.
Not even a drop in her rather empty bucket.
“she will further alienate her viewers pissed off b/c she wont have Palin on hahahaha....whats a billionaire to do?”
That’s true. I hope if “O” relents and invites Palin on, that Palin will decline. She doesn’t NEED Oprah.
It is the job of the DNC to raise the money to spread around coupled with each candidates own war chest. The DNC has no excuse this cycle around because until two weeks ago they were “destined” for great majorities and the Presidency.
The RNC, on the other hand, has it the right way around. Cash to spread around for get-out-the-vote drives for both individual candidates and the Presidential ticket. Duh.
Obama may have Oprah in his corner, but she is a shrewd business woman, and Oprah will realize after awhile that this business deal is failing.
And yet Obama and Democrats thought a world tour campaign, and the spectacular staged campaign speech was worthy of extravagant spending. Go figure.
Poor Harry, but I’m going have to think this is his own darn fault - liberals hate to hear that, but they let Barack Hussein Obama take the DNC to Chicago so that Obama can use DNC money and resources above and beyond his own campaign funds. They let him pillage the DNC bank account to put on an unwarranted and frivolous campaign event at Invesco field, complete with fugly fake columns. Barack Hussein Obama’s campaign should have been required to be responsible for a sizable portion of the costs for that seeing as how it went above and beyond the purpose of the Democratic convention.
Lesson for Harry Reid: Don’t ask what the messiah can do for you, ask what YOU can do for the messiah.
Dingy Harry & Stingy Barry