Headline from the NY Times:

Obama Grows More Reliant on Big-Money Contributors
By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE
President Obama's top "bundlers" raised or gave at least $200 million for his re-election bid and the Democratic National Committee through the end of May, close to half the total.
I didn't read the whole article, but the headline caught my eye. For anyone who might believe that any candidate really is "in touch" with the general electorate. They all end up beholden to the $.