John Edwards' Katrina contest

Make a contribution, get a chance to work with the candidate in New Orleans.

By Tim Grieve
Published September 26, 2007 7:23PM (UTC)
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In a fundraising e-mail to supporters, Judith Giuliani says that anyone who makes a contribution to Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign this week will be entered in a contest to win a trip to New York to spend some time with him at ground zero.

Offensive? Outrageous?

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It would be if it actually happened. It didn't.

But in a fundraising e-mail to supporters, Elizabeth Edwards says that anyone who makes a contribution to John Edwards' presidential campaign this week will be entered in a contest to win a trip to New Orleans to work with him in an area hit by Hurricane Katrina.

Fair comparison? And if not, why not?


Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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