Thursday, July 17, 2008

Obama's paid staff=2000 people

The kingdom of Obama is larger than Bush's currently whole White House staff!!! Can you imagine that?

Obama recently told reporters, "I've never been a big entourage guy. … And that takes some getting used to." 

"A paid staff of 2,000 is unheard of in the history of presidential elections. Consider that it's five times larger than Bush's campaign staff in 2004, which is the next biggest ever assembled. Indeed, Obama will have more people working on his campaign than President Bush currently has in the whole White House. And if Obama spends like this when he needs to raise the money himself, one can only imagine what he'll do when he can instead tap the tax coffers of the U.S. Treasury. "

H/T:Weekly Standard Blog

UPDATE: In addition Obama has 300 foreign policy advisors according to Herald Tribune. It goes on to say that,"300-person foreign policy campaign bureaucracy, organized like a mini State Department, to assist a candidate whose limited national security experience remains a concern to many voters.

UPDATEII:  More on 300 here