Mitt Romney has shown himself the master of raising five- and six-figure checks for his SuperPAC, but has never generated the sort of grassroots enthusiasm that gets the small online contributions flowing.
Today he launched a “One Term Fund,” aimed at ending Barack Obama’s presidency this year, and with a goal of $1 million.
But the online tally — and it’s always an open questions what’s actually being measured by these things — stopped somewhere south of $250,000 around noon, and hasn’t risen since.
UPDATE: Not stuck! It jumped by more than $250,000 in the five minutes after this item appeared online.
- A Fire engulfed a historic Serbian Orthodox church in New York City on Sunday hours after the church hosted Easter celebrations.
- Around 100 people drowned this past weekend after two migrant vessels went down in the Mediterranean sea.
- And elephants performed for the last time at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey after years of protest from animal advocates 🐘