Thursday, January 29, 2009

3 so-called FEC Republicans greased skids for Obama with 2008 Soros vote

  • A 78 year old convicted inside trader is quoted numerous times a day in the media. He is boring, among other things. The media clearly doesn't think so. I wonder why?

"It’s rare that Republicans would find themselves on the same side of an issue with billionaire George Soros, who has spent millions backing Democratic candidates.

The Republican commissioners agreed that there was no obligation for Soros to report the expense of obtaining a mailing list, and cited a previous FEC advisory opinion to back up their statement.

“A prior commission advisory opinion held that mailing lists are not ‘independent expenditures.’ ... As such, no reporting obligation existed,” read a statement signed by

  • Caroline C. Hunter and

  • Donald F. McGahn II."...

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