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Don't Hate the Players

5:10 PM, Apr 4, 2008 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
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Hate the game:

CUMULATIVE TOTAL(GROSS) INCOME: $109,175,175

Including, among other items:

* Senator Clinton's Senate Salary: $1,051,606
* President Clinton's Presidential Pension: $1,217,250
* Senator Clinton's Book Income: $10,457,083
* President Clinton's Book Income: $29,580,525
* President Clinton's Speech Income: $51,855,599

And be thankful they're from the Democratic party, whose members, unlike Republicans, don't cash in on their government service once out of office. Otherwise, Hillary could be sitting on a billion dollar war chest. Still, in light of this revelation it's hard to see how Clinton motivates her blue-collar, working-class base of donors.