- Plummeting poll numbers,
- A miserable record on the economy,
- Detached and ineffective leadership,
- An abysmal foreign policy and national security record that has taken a backseat to what has been a crippling domestic policy,
- The man can still raise money.
Obama campaign manager Jim Messina announced the total in a video released before dawn Wednesday, touting the 552,462 donors who contributed and claiming “more grassroots support at this point in the process than any campaign in political history.”
“We did this from the bottom up. We didn’t accept one single dollar from Washington lobbyists or special interest PACs,” Messina said. “We have reason to be proud of what we’ve built so far … Your job, my job, our job is to bring more people into this campaign...” (Politico)