Obama Campaign: Birth Control Costs $18,000; Press Doesn't Expose to Deserved Ridicule
If anything as embarrassing as what follows occurred at a Republican presidential contender's website, including the follow-up ridicule by the opposition, the press would never be able to resist covering it.
A mythical (I hope) ecard created at the Obama-Biden campaign site call purports to be from a daughter to her mother, and asks about the most ridiculous question you can imagine.
Here it is:
I have no idea how the Obama campaign came up with $18,000.
As I noted over six months ago in March, $9, 28-day supplies of birth control pills can be had at Target (which now appears to be down to $4), Walmart, and in the Midwest, Kroger (Kroger link no longer works).
Howard Portnoy at Hot Air's Green Room notes that it would take 166 years to burn through that $18,000 at $9 a month -- so I'll quibble and note that there are 13 four-week periods in a year, and that it would take 154 years to burn through that 18 grand at $117 per year.
Cross-posted at BizzyBlog.com.