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September 13, 2007

Shock: Democrats Lowballing Extent of Hsu-Donations And Therefore Refunds

Suitably Flip, who's all over this story like Larry Craig on piece of toilet paper on the lavatory floor, finds that Democrats and the DSCC are generously offering to return Hsu's direct donations, but somehow keep missing the donations from his shady associates. Flip helps them "follow the money," as they say.

I think they ought to give him a finder's fee for his work, as he's apparently hunting down illicit "donations" they're incapable of finding for themselves. Since it must be oh so hard to find these illegal contributions (I know the DNC is searching with all their heart), I just think Flip should be compensated for his detective-work.

Question: Is there any particular reason this oft-abused, oft-criminal position of "bundler" should be allowed to remain legal? This isn't really a question of free political expression via money -- money can still be donated without a "bundler." But "bundlers" seem to exist almost exclusively for the purpose of laundering illegal contributions.


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