Obama’s Opting out of Public Funds
Posted by Ryan on June 19, 2008
Obama on “FOX News Sunday,” April 27, 2008, discussing the issue public financing:
Obama today. He does this kind of thing a lot.
This makes Obama and Richard Nixon the only two Presidential candidates since Watergate to fund their campaigns totally with unlimited private funds. Economically, it’s a smart move by Obama, but politically it is a very high-profile flip-flop.