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February 07, 2012

Shock: Just As In 2008, Obama Will Break Campaign Donation Promise

Remember when Obama promised he'd stick to the federal limits in campaign donations?

Yeah. And then remember when he realized he could get a lot more money by exceeding those limits and forgoing the federal matching funds?

And then broke his promise?

And like the media didn't even notice he was breaking a promise before he was even in office? In fact, the media portrayed it as a positive thing -- "Hey, look at how much money Obama can raise! When Democrats raise bucketfulls of money, that's a good thing!"

Anyway, Obama had previously promised not to form a PAC.

Guess what they've decided.

The Obama campaign on Tuesday defended its decision to urge fundraisers to back the outside group backing his re-election bid, telling reporters the choice to reverse himself was approved by the president himself.

The campaign late Monday announced that it was not going to unilaterally disarm in the face of a half billion dollars' worth of contributions aimed at defeating President Obama.

"The president did sign off on this," a senior campaign official, who asked to remain unidentified, said on a conference call with reporters.

I Realize I Made Certain Representations About What Would And Would Not Happen In Your Mouth

Mistakes were made. The responsible parties will be disciplined after an exhaustive investigation.

Speaking of, Obama Girl says she's not sure if she's supporting His Awesomeness this time around.

She has her own critiques of the man she once supported. “I haven’t really decided which way I’m going to go yet,” said Ettinger when asked who she’s going to vote for. “I’m still keeping my eyes and ears open. I certainly don’t dislike Obama. I think he’s done a lot of really great stuff, but he doesn’t get enough credit for the things he does. What he does is just never enough. For me, being Obama Girl, it’s hard because I get people saying, ‘switch to the other side! Make videos for Ron Paul! Why are you with Obama? He sucks!’”

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