By Daniel White
September 10, 2015

To raise awareness about campaign contributions, the Independent Journal asked former Maryland governor and presidential candidate Martin O’Malley to see how much money he could make singing and playing his guitar on Wall Street.

Dressed in his “everyman” outfit of a t-shirt and jeans, O’Malley sang “This Land is Your Land” outside of the New York Stock Exchange.

After an hour, O’Malley walked away with a $1.74 — and a pack of gummy bears.

O’Malley’s only outright campaigning was limited to a few stickers on his guitar case. He may need more facial recognition if he’s going to do well in the Democratic primary, since few passersby appeared to recognize him.

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