For example, it publishes a list of every individual who's ever contributed to any campaign. So if you love intruding in on people's personal business (ahoy!), this can be quite entertaining. Sure it's fun to find out which celebrities gave what to whom, but what's even better is finding something like the following (a contributor to Barack Obama's presidential campaign):
Seriously?! Prophet?! An effing prophet! Like Jesus! Holy hijinx!
Contributor: David AakerAddress: Orinda, Calif., 94563Date: 06/05/2007Amount: $2300Employer/Occupation: PROPHET
*goes to Google*
Oh wait...wait just a minute. David Aaker is not like Jesus. He's not even like David Koresh. Nope. David "Prophet" Aaker is just the vice chairman of the management team of some sort of financial company called Prophet. Boo.
...And http://www.fec.gov/ is officially boring again. Dang.
PS -- Sorry to get all DC on you right then, but when in