My writeup quickly received angry criticism, and from different (but all irrelevant) tangents – one of which was that, in my comparison, I only used data from the Federal Election Commission, and not from the Ethics Commission of Oklahoma.
It’s true that I didn’t. That’s because data reported by a state party to any state ethics exclusively is commonly miniscule in comparison to FEC reported data. But to appease those who criticized my writeup for that basis, I hereby offer that information from Oklahoma Ethics, too. (PDF copies of all the cited data are included at the bottom of this post.)
The criticizers still won’t be happy, though, because that data only proves my point even further.
Let me back up and give a quick rundown on how all this started: