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It’s always too easy.

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We see fit.

Attempted trolling comment submitted today in response to Campaign Finance: “Oil, that is…” (June 20, 2023):

You just listed the SAME donation 6 times. I checked the registration numbers. What kind of inflated reporting is this? The same information listed 6 times is just inflammatory reporting .

Read the following SLOWLY so you can try to understand it. SOUND out the words, if that helps:

There were six different receiving entities, each with a unique Missouri Ethics Commission ID, each receiving $15,000.00, each reporting separately on June 20th.

C190996 06/20/2023 Conservative Leaders of Missouri
C171235 06/20/2023 Missouri Senior PAC
C131007 06/20/2023 Missouri Growth PAC
C151156 06/20/2023 MO Majority PAC
C171229 06/20/2023 Missouri C PAC
C141393 06/20/2023 Missouri AG PAC

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There was one contributing entity, which made six separate contributions in the amount of $15,000.00 each to different receiving entities. If you need help with the math, that’s $90,000.00 total on June 20th.

Warrenton Oil Company 2299 South Spoede Truesdale MO 63380 6/20/2023

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Interestingly, the reported address of the contributing entity has the same typo for five of the six reporting receiving entities:

Warrenton Oil Company 2299 South Spoede 2299 South Spoede Truesdale MO 63380 6/20/2023

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What’s with that?

“…I checked the registration numbers…” No, you didn’t.

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