Troops Deployed Abroad Give 6:1 to Obama

Kazmarov

For a Free Scotland
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OpenSecrets | Troops Deployed Abroad Give 6:1 to Obama - Capital Eye

During World War II, soldiers crouching in foxholes penned letters assuring their sweethearts that they'd be home soon. Now, between firefights in the Iraqi desert, some infantrymen have been sending a different kind of mail stateside: two or three hundred dollars -- or whatever they can spare -- towards a presidential election that could very well determine just how soon they come home.

According to an analysis of campaign contributions by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Democrat Barack Obama has received nearly six times as much money from troops deployed overseas at the time of their contributions than has Republican John McCain, and the fiercely anti-war Ron Paul, though he suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination months ago, has received more than four times McCain's haul.
If McCain is failing this badly with veterans, his chances of keeping Virginia in the general election are terrible.
 

pro2A

Hell, It's about time!
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You might have noticed Obama's ratings have been slipping ever so slowly over the last few weeks... The military is generally pro-Republican. I know this because I've been around the military my whole life. Republicans tend to fund the military better. Show me a Democrat who is insane liberal-left that supports troop funding. Then I'll believe this article.
 
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Kazmarov

For a Free Scotland
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Then I'll believe this article.
There's nothing to believe. You're entitled to your opinion.

You're not entitled to your own facts. Troops want out. McCain wants in. Is that somehow too complex?