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SuperPACs and "Wasted Money"

americathebeautiful Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:04 AM
specially for STUPID mick and purplestate and will and all of the rest of you filthy demented trolls: Let's see now.......we have the beginning of obama's "reign of terror". Iran is shooting at our drones which are flying in International airspace AND we have obama turning over control of the the United States to the UN and they are together formulating a plan in which they can CONTROL all guns/weapons owned by ALL the people on Earth including every American AND valerie jarrett is negotiating with Iran over nuclear weapons (Yes folks ...... you read that correctly VALERIE JARRETT. And that is ONLY the start of the morons reign of terror.
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 11:16 AM
So Carol,

Now that it is clear the majority of Americans favor the policies of President Obama, and that the government by "we the people," on which conservatives claim to have a monopoly, is precisely the one offered up by the Obama administration, are you going to admit that claims like yours above simply don't frighten people the way they frighten you? I elected Obama because I think he will work with the UN to adopt sensible goals without infringing on our 2nd Am, and because I trust his foreign policy with Iran, and around the world. As do many Americans.

The talking points about Obama's "reign of terror" haven't convinced people who look at the direction America is headed, including our place on the world stage, with approval.
Much digital ink and wind is being expended today on the interwebs and cable TV lamenting the ineffectiveness of outside spending from conservative-aligned groups in electing Republican candidates. Indeed, some of the largest groups spent incredible amounts of money to what looks to be little effect. Many Republican candidates who had large SuperPACs behind them lost, and in what looked to be winnable races. This wasn't just Mitt Romney - it was down the ballot with candidates like Josh Mandel, Scott Brown, Tommy Thompson and George Allen.

The Washington Post's headline is "Spending by independent groups had little...