The winner of the 2016 US presidential election will spend, it is estimated, around $2.5 billion to do so.
Is this an outrageous sum of money? A senior member of the Republican party says: “No, it’s less than the US spends on marketing pet food in any given year”.
Source: Paul Wood, Washington Notebook, The Spectator, 9 May 2015
blueprint brief – 13th May 2015