Report: GOP outside groups plan to spend more than $1 billion in 2012 | The Ticket - Yahoo! News Why are they spending so much? Because they can't guarantee that voter suppression laws will be successful in stealing the election. Look at the results of the two Bush "elections". Stealing worked the first time but the pubs can't depend on getting away with it again. This is shaping up to be the most corrupt and dishonest presidential election in our history.