The LA Times reports on the latest financial filings that
continue to show John McCain at a substantial disadvantage. Not
only has he only raised a third of the $240 million Barack Obama
has raised during this election cycle, but Obama’s small online
donations alone eclipse everything that McCain has raised.
McCain has just $11.6 million in the bank compared to Obama, who has $51 million. The story notes that McCain will likely be forced to accept public funds. The only wrinkle of good news is that the Howard Dean led DNC continues to trail the RNC in fundraising—$5.3 million at the end of March, compared to $31.2 million for the RNC. How incompetent, really, does Dean have to be to lag so badly in an environment that is so favorable to Democrats?
What McCain’s weakness in fundraising really reminds us is that no matter how many polls come out showing him neck and neck with Obama, he still enters the general election with substantial disadvantages.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?