Uh oh. Is someone’s class warfare strategy a miscalculation? A new Gallup poll finds that 63 percent of Americans think the existence of rich people benefits the country From Gallup: Despite the recent political emphasis on wealth inequality and the call for higher taxes on the rich, more than six in 10 Americans think the United States benefits from having a class of rich people, unchanged
The Obama campaign, which seemingly will try any fundraising scheme that occurs to it, is using Mother’s Day to get people to part with their money. In an campaign email with the subject line “My best friend,” President Obama suggests to recipients that they “sign my card to her today.” Here’s a portion of the note, which is signed by “Barack.” If you’re lucky enough
The presidential tracking poll released by pollster Scott Rasmussen this morning puts Mitt Romney seven points ahead of President Obama, a possible sign that some Obama supporters are turned off by Obama’s announcement this week that he supports gay marriage. The poll is based on a three day rolling average, which suggests it includes a portion of people surveyed since Obama’s position became known midday Wednesday.
President Obama has promised “not to rest” until everyone has a job, and while he didn’t rest last night, he certainly took a break, spending four hours hobnobbing with wealthy Hollywood donors who had contributed $40,000 a piece to party with him. The fundraiser, at the home of actor George Clooney, raised $15 million. The sum includes the take from a raffle in which for