Obama Campaign's BIG 2012 Problem - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Obama Campaign's BIG 2012 Problem

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - In politics, as in life, no good deed goes unpunished. Just ask President Barack Obama.

Facing a tidal wave super PAC spending from the likes of GOP-backing billionaires Sheldon Adelson and the Koch brothers, the Democratic president lacks countervailing help from the super pack of well-heeled allies he drew in 2008 -– and rewarded with government jobs abroad.

Call them the Bundler-Ambassadors: wealthy individuals, most of them with deep ties to the business community or corporate law, who gave money of their own, and, more importantly, hit up wealthy friends for "bundled" Obama cash.

In exchange, though no one exactly called it that, the president nominated many of them for plum diplomatic assignments, in cities from Paris, London and Berlin to Tokyo, Amsterdam and even Bratislava, Slovakia. click here to read more

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