Political Donations And The Troops

“The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.” -Plutarch

The Center for Responsive Politics has released a study showing that Obama has received 6 times the amount of cash from troops deployed abroad as McCain.

It’s an interesting statistic. Note though, that only donations in excess of $200 are made public, so smaller donations aren’t included in this survey.

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