FEC: Bush Violated Limits

Man, they can't get anything right. It's amazing how all of these things we've discussed have started to crumble around this administratio

Man, they can't get anything right. It's amazing how all of these things we've discussed have started to crumble around this administration. See what happens when you put politics ahead of everything else?

WaPo:

The three Democrats on the Federal Election Commission revealed yesterday that they strongly believe President Bush exceeded legal spending limits during the 2004 presidential contest and that his campaign owes the government $40 million.

Their concerns spilled out during a vote to approve an audit of the Bush campaign's finances, which is conducted to make sure the campaign adhered to spending rules after accepting $74.6 million in public money for the 2004 general election.

It reminded me of this great post at Mahablog from before the last presidential election:

Here's a story that just about slipped through the cracks here on The Mahablog - I overlooked it until I saw this editorial in today's New York Times -

President Bush has announced four nominees for the Federal Election Commission, moving to keep the policing of campaign abuses firmly in the hands of party wheel horses. The timing of the announcement - the president waited until the Senate had gone home - is likely to allow the nominees to avoid the full hearing and confirmation process needed to evaluate them properly.

Holy Diebold!


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