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The Obama Inauguration Brought To You By Corporations and Unions

Georgia Boy Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 2:04 PM
unlike GW Bush who was brought to you only by corporations.
Chestertonfan Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 6:46 PM
Unions were/are too political to donate to the enemy. They were free to participate but THEY chose not to. Nice attempt at misdirection.
President Obama's 2009 inauguration was bolstered by the feelings of "hope and change" that boosted the President to electoral victory. His official inauguration committee eschewed corporate donations back then, but times have changed dramatically.

The Presidential Inauguration Committee set a goal of raising $50 million for Barack Obama's second inauguration, but have turned to big corporations and big labor unions in order to make it there. AT&T, Bank of America, FedEx, Microsoft and Coca-Cola are all on the official list of inauguration donors this year. Joining those corporations are the American Federation of Government Employees, the American Postal Workers Union,...