What will 4.5 billion dollars buy you today? We had a Democratic President, a Republican House and a Democratic senate before the 2012 election. After the 2012 election we have a Democratic President, a Republican House and a Democratic Senate. So what did spending 4.5 billion dollars buy you? Some would argue nothing. So as a citizen of Ohio after living through a swing state hell for the past year, I would like to thank all of the many super pacs and their unknown donors for spending a large portion of the 4.5 billion here in Ohio. It did a lot of good to help our economy. Thank you.