Tag: pay to play

It pays to be connected..

I have not felt any desire whatesoever to post on the entitled assholes protesting the fact that they have to pay back money they borrowed or spent, so I am glad I finally found something that I think was obvious to most of us but still worth bringing up, and that is that as usual, it is the left that is the easiest to buy favors from:

The group of private-sector business leaders advising President Obama on how to create jobs and grow the economy is full of deep-pocket Democratic donors and high-profile financiers of Obama’s re-election campaign, a review of Federal Election Commission data shows.

At least 10 members of the Obama-appointed Council on Jobs and Competitiveness gave the legal maximum contribution — $4,600 — to help get Obama elected in 2008, and they continue to write checks for the president in 2012. Several also serve as Obama campaign bundlers, top fundraisers who collect millions of dollars from their networks of well-to-do colleagues and friends to aid his re-election bid.

The bundlers — Mark Gallogy, co-founder of investment firm Centerbridge Partners, Penny Prtizker, president and CEO of Pritzker Realty Group, and Robert Wolf, chairman of UBS Americas — have raised as much as $2.7 million for Obama in 2008 and 2012 combined, according to estimates provided by the Obama campaign.

It pays to donate personally, and it pays even better to bundle for democrats. But of course, republicans are the only ones that are evil or influenced by “Wall Street” money when they deal with these types. And it pays even better to have the union bosses larding you with their membership’s money too…