"History is a wonderful thing, if only it was true"

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Looking our for the litte guy/gal

And the lesson is ... don't trust politicians

Small Vendors Feel Pinch of Clinton’s Money Troubles :

"Mr. Semetis catered a Clinton event, a rally she did not attend, at the offices of District Council 37, the public employees’ union, on Dec. 15, charging the campaign $2,300, plus $192.63 in tax. Officials promised him that his business, Sale & Pepe Fine Foods, would be paid by check or credit card in a couple of weeks. After a few weeks passed, he started calling to see about the holdup."

In the meantime... better to be a consultant
Donors Worried by Clinton Campaign Spending:

“We didn’t raise all of this money to keep paying consultants who have pursued basically the wrong strategy for a year now,” said a prominent New York donor. “So much about her campaign needs to change — but it may be too late.”"

"The advertising firm owned by Mandy Grunwald, the longtime media strategist for both Mrs. Clinton and Bill Clinton, the former president, has collected $2.3 million in fees and expenses, and is still owed another $240,000."

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