I can only imagine what they were thinking about over at the National Republican Congressional Committee when they decided it would be a great idea to make a fuss about how much money the Democrats have been taking from Wall Street interests, and more specifically the evil banking empire of Goldman Sachs. If you’re a Republican fundraiser it may sound like a great idea to link Democrats to Goldman Sachs, considering that these days Goldman Sachs’ favorable rating is polling just slightly above Osama bin Laden’s.
Consider that in the most recent quarterly reporting cycle, Republicans have accepted more from Goldman Sachs ($167,500) than Democrats ($123,000). The NRCC itself accepted $15,000 from Goldman Sachs. The guilt by association to Wall Street argument is also on shaky ground considering that the NRCC has taken nearly $9 million from Wall Street and