A study by the Center for Responsive politics says that the troops contributed most to Barack Obama’s campaign. This is an interesting data point. Can’t really blame the troops because if their “hope” is to get out of Iraq for good, Obama is certainly the better bet.
According to an analysis of campaign contributions by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Democrat Barack Obama has received nearly six times as much money from troops deployed overseas at the time of their contributions than has Republican John McCain, and the fiercely anti-war Ron Paul, though he suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination months ago, has received more than four times McCain’s haul.
Read an interesting view about this here.