Thursday, March 4, 2010

Morning Newsdome: RNC admits donors are fearful, reactionary and ego-driven

Posted By on Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 6:01 PM

click to enlarge 2008 RNC: So what do they really think of their donors?
  • 2008 RNC: So what do they really think of their donors?

>> The Supreme court seems ready to ensure that local gun-control laws do not interfere with an individuals Second Amendment right to own a firearm, but that states may still have more authority to restrict gun ownership than the federal government. Fine, as long as it doesn't interfere with their right to bring firearms to Starbucks. (the Washington Post)

>> The finance director of the Republican National Committee portrayed the party's smaller donors as fearful and reactionary and major donors as opportunist and ego-driven in a presentation to fundraisers last month. Sure, we all knew that, but I can't believe they actually admitted it. (

>> A stampede broke out at an Indian temple, a place usually reserved for peace and spirituality, offering utensils and food, killing as many as 63 people, most of them children. (CNN)

>> Suicide bombers have killed fourteen people at voting stations as early voting is underway for the national elections. Has the RNC used this method yet to inspire fear in its donors? (Voice of America)

>> And finally: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan just days after Chile. Maybe 2012 isn't just a myth...  (CNN)

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