Last night, President Obama’s campaign manager, Jim Messina, sent out
an e-mail announcing that the Super PAC Priorities USA will now receive
the full backing and support of the presidential campaign:
With so much at stake, we can’t allow for two sets of
rules in this election whereby the Republican nominee is the beneficiary
of unlimited spending and Democrats unilaterally disarm.
Therefore, the campaign has decided to do what we can, consistent
with the law, to support Priorities USA in its effort to counter the
weight of the GOP Super PACs. We will do so only in the knowledge and
with the expectation that all of its donations will be fully disclosed
as required by law to the Federal Election Commission.