Yet Another Pay for Play?

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Are you kidding me? This is okay? So it’s not illegal, but what about integrity? Is there any integrity in politics? Maybe we need some rules to control the connection between government subsidies and fundraising?

“President Barack Obama will raise money in early October with a Missouri businessman whose company benefited from a $107 million federal tax credit to develop a wind power facility in his state…

Missouri Republican Party executive director Lloyd Smith said, “At a time when Barack Obama is under fire for steering hundreds of millions of dollars in stimulus funds to a failed company linked to a major campaign donor, it is stunning that he would come to Missouri and raise money with another recipient of stimulus cash. Sadly, Missourians have come to expect this kind of pay-to-play from the Obama administration. November 2012 can’t come soon enough.” Read here: Politico

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