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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.

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