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Murdoch daughter hosting fund-raiser for Obama in London on Monday.

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WASHINGTON--Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch, is hosting a fund-raiser for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) at her London home on Monday, expected to haul in more than $250,000. That's without any surrogate to headline the event. Obama finance director Julianna Smoot was flying to London to oversee the high-end donor funder.

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Is this why Obama got to cherry pick which reporter at Fox interviewed him? Anyone who cherishes free press cannot support this candidate.
And, WHERE was the Chicago media on the 2001 sub prime bank failure? They were ALL OVER Edwards for a bank where far fewer people were affected (and Edwards even helped some of those people out personally once he found out what happened.
Read below and ask yourselves if THIS is why the news media was coralled into a PEN at Pritzker's hotel for Obama's 'victory' celebration in Chicago. (From the sun times story today about his fund-raisers' sub prime collapse):
"But at least some of the 1,400 victims who are still owed money seven years after the bank failed say Pritzker is the wrong person for Obama to put in charge of the campaign's finances when part of his campaign is about reforming the banking industry.

"They still owe me $113,000," said Fran Sweet, 63, of Downers Grove, who deposited her $480,000 retirement account at Superior a month before it collapsed. "To the Pritzkers, this is nothing. They probably think, 'Why pay her back?' That's nothing. But we're all upset that someone who made these decisions could be in that position."

Judging from the record-breaking job Pritzker has done raising money for Obama's campaign, her fund-raising skills do not appear to be in question, but Sweet said it sends the wrong message.
(Assume Fran Sweet no relation to Lynn).

All the lefties who supported Obama (and I was one of them) had better reconsider and reconsider fast. This guy is NOT about free press. And if you think Rev. Wright's whistle stop tour right now doesn't at least have the Obama wink wink nod nod you're still drinking the Koolaid.
In an Obama administration--it will be like Obama did to Illinois state employees' with the 'Emil Jones' Express' 'Ethics in government test (which means shut up or they'll spy on you and get you in trouble).
Note how he treated the McClatchy journalist at the John Stewat taping.

MORE MONEY, MORE PROBLEMS FOR HILLARY!
BARACK OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT!
MCCAIN AND HILLARY SHOULD DEBATE AFTER OBAMA WHIPS THEM BOTH!
REV. WRIGHT CAN OFFICIATE THE DEBATE!
MCCAIN AND HILLARY MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

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