21 January 2010

How else could I read this?

Amusing intersection of news today.
CNN reports:
It seems even the White House isn't immune to the nationwide housing slump. In the past year, the estimated value of the 132-room mansion on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue dropped 5.1 percent — from $308 million to $292.5 million...
In other news, SCOTUSblog reports:
...the Supreme Court on Thursday produced a ruling that may make the hundreds of millions spent in past presidential and congressional elections look like a pittance. By removing existing restraints on what and when profit-making and non-profit corporations may say during federal election campaigns, the Court has significantly raised the financial stakes for all such elections...
So, here's what the White House costs, and here's how to buy it?
Awesome.

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