CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s bizarre, obscene, what’s happening in the race for president — the money being spent to buy the White House.
Hundreds of millions, and by time the race is over, $2 billion.READ MORE: Man Shot And Killed In Logan Square
The candidates are begging for money. In emails, almost every day now, President Barack and Lady Michelle are pestering me to pony up. They are having a birthday party Saturday at their home here in Chicago.
Walter, it “could be the last one I celebrate as president. It’s up to you! If you pitch in three dollars, you and a guest will be entered in a lottery to join me.” Thanks, he says, I hope I’ll see you soon.READ MORE: Police Warn Of String Of Armed Robberies At Downtown 7-Eleven Stores
I don’t know, Mr. President, how I got onto your mailing list or how I can get off. It’s not that I don’t want to go to your home. I just wish when you’re here, you’ll come out of your home to walk the streets, just a bit, and propose a plan for stopping the violence in Chicago.
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