Michele Bachmann, others raise millions for political campaigns with ‘money blurts’ – The Washington Post

Michele Bachmann, others raise millions for political campaigns with ‘money blurts’ – The Washington Post.

In the ever-evolving world of campaign fundraising, some
politicians have stumbled on yet another way to bring in buckets of
cash. Let’s call it the “money blurt.”Here’s how it works: An up-and-coming politician blurts out
something incendiary, provocative or otherwise controversial. The remark
bounces around the blogs and talk shows and becomes a sensation.

And in the midst of it all, the politician’s fundraisers are manning the phones and raking in the donations.

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