Karl Rove, former campaign guru for President George W. Bush and a pretty sharp guy, had some astute observations in the Wall Street Journal yesterday about the role of money in the McCain-Obama contest. A few highlights:
Between [May 31] and Oct. 15, the Obama/DNC juggernaut raised $658.7 million. I estimate… Mr. Obama, the DNC and two other Obama fund-raising vehicles raised an additional $120 million to $140 million in October and November, giving them a total of between $827 million and $847 million in funds for the general election.
Mr. McCain and the RNC spent $550 million in the general election, including the $84 million in public financing…
To read more about McCain’s disastrous decision to take taxpayer funds, click on the headline above