No False Modesty on Government Websites
Financialstability.gov no longer says “Coming Soon.” Now it reads like any other campaign website:
America is back from the brink of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. It was helped back by the actions of the U.S. government and the Federal Reserve, and especially the forceful and sustained policies of the Obama Administration. Our plans to spur economic recovery and rescue the financial system were the first phase of a comprehensive cure for the crippling conditions that confronted President Obama as he assumed office.
It’s one of many examples of the huge advantage incumbents enjoy. This is why campaign finance regulations are so disastrous for anyone challenging an incumbent. The incumbent can spend as much money promoting his campaign as he wants to, so long as he writes “.gov” at the end.