Sunday, October 19, 2008

Obama Raises $150-Million In September

That’s right.

In October, 362,000 new contributors gave Barack Obama $150-million in September. That brings to 3.1-million people contributing an average of $86 each to his campaign.

If memory serves correctly, in 1960 Jack Kennedy spent a total of about $35-million – including the primaries; there were no caucuses back then and far fewer primaries – in his campaign because, his father told him, “I’m willing to buy a win but not a landslide.”

Meanwhile, listen to Colin Powell’s sound, thoughtful reasoning for why he endorses Obama rather than John McCain.

I'm especially impressed with Powell's comment about smear tactics about Obama being a Muslin by asking, "Why can't a Muslim become president?"

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