Tuesday, January 12, 2010

In Case You Had Any Doubts...

While some sunlight has been shed on the hefty sums shoveled into congressional campaign coffers in an effort to influence the Democrats' massive healthcare bill, little attention has been focused on the far larger sums received by President Barack Obama while he was a candidate in 2008.

A new figure, based on an exclusive analysis created for Raw Story by the Center for Responsive Politics, shows that President Obama received a staggering $20,175,303 from the healthcare industry during the 2008 election cycle, nearly three times the amount of his presidential rival John McCain. McCain took in $7,758,289, the Center found.

  Raw Story

Nice confirmation of Glenn Greenwald’s assertion that Obama got the health care bill he intended to get from the start…one that favors health care providers.

....but hey, do what you want....you will anyway.

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