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"Seriously, how is it Obama's responsibility to pay off Hillary's debt?" asks J.W. Stickings at the Reaction. "It's not his fault that she can't pay her bills (including staff salaries), or at least would need to raise a lot more money to pay them."
Cafepolitico isn't happy with Ferraro's hectoring either: "Sadly, I think it's just another chance to get noticed, make her rancor known and pour salt in the wounds of supporters of both Clinton and Obama—something which the democratic party simply does not need right now—in fact, Ferraro has signaled that she may not vote for a Democrat in November because according to her, Obama is a 'sexist.' So much for unity and trying to strengthen the Democratic Party."
Eric Kleefeld at TPM Election Café explains: "For the sake of clarity, it's worth pointing out that the Obama campaign cannot directly give money from its own treasury to the Clinton camp. Instead, Obama would ask his top fundraisers to help bring in the money, and likely send out e-mails to his much-praised list of small donors asking them to give Hillary a hand." Justin Gardner at the bipartisan Donklephant doesn't think it's such a bad idea after all: "I know a lot of Obama supporters are wholeheartedly against this, but let's remember that Hillary owes a lot of small businesses money, and without Obama's help they could be out of luck. For that reason alone, I think this makes sense, and may be one of the main reasons Hillary was threatening to stay in the race in the first place."
Read more about Clinton's debt wrangling.