Meg Whitman Spent $249 A Minute For Her Lead In The Polls

05/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Michael Rothfeld and Jack Dolan

What should an aspiring candidate for governor do if she has never run a campaign before and wants to nearly double her lead in polls as her party's primary election approaches?

Here is Meg Whitman's answer: Spend $358,439 a day, $14,935 an hour, $249 a minute.