Of course it’s perfectly acceptable for Obama and the DNC to accept hundreds of millions from the unions, which dwarf contributions from people like Sheldon Adelson.
Amidst the flurry of ever-more-desperate campaign emails from the Obama team, yesterday’s missive still stood out as beyond the pale. “We’re in trouble,” the email said. “We got beat three months in a row. If we don’t step it up, we’re in trouble.” During the month of July, Mitt Romney and the Republican Party brought in some $101 million, as opposed to Obama’s $75 million. The email once again singled out Sheldon Adelson, a favorite target of the Democratic Party, as the evil wealthy mastermind behind the Romney campaign. It would take nearly 200,000 Obama supporters giving an average of $53 in July too outweight “one Sheldon Adelson with a $10,000,000 pledge,” said the email.