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POLITICO: Are Hill Democrats hypocritical on campaign cash?

Can anyone guess who said this about outside groups on the campaign trail in 2007?

“So you can’t say yesterday you don’t believe in them, and today you have three quarters of a million dollars being spent on you. You can’t just talk the talk. The easiest thing in the world is to talk about change during election time.” – Senator Barack Obama

President Obama made it a daily habit to bash the Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court decision. From his weekly radio addresses to speeches on the stump, President Obama seemed obsessed with casting sinister aspersions on the decision.

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In one instance he ominously said, “But this summer, they’re also seeing a flood of attack ads run by shadowy groups with harmless-sounding names,” like Priorities USA perhaps! I wonder if President Obama will be making those same kinds of statements about the Democratic super PACs that will come to his defense in 2012 when his own name is on the ballot?

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