Skip to comments.Wall Street's vote: Romney by a landslide (Obama donors giving to Romney instead)
Posted on 06/13/2012 12:16:20 PM PDT by TonyInOhio
For three years, Wall Streets been telling the world how much it cant stand President Barack Obama.
Now, thanks to campaign finance filings, its possible to put a price tag on just how much: Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and the super PAC supporting it are outraising Obama among financial-sector donors $37.1 million to $4.8 million.
Near the front of the pack are 19 Obama donors from 2008 who are giving big to Romney.
Ken Griffin, founder of the Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, has accused Obama of engaging in class warfare and gave $2,500 to Romneys campaign, plus nearly $1.1 million to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future. But in 2008, Griffin donated the maximum $4,600 to Obamas campaign and helped raise another $50,000 to $100,000.
It is critical that the next president appreciates that Americas prosperity is driven by the innovation and hard work of the American worker, whose valiant efforts have, in recent years, been undermined by the oppressive weight of government intervention, Griffin told POLITICO in a statement.
The 19 have already given $4.8 million to Romneys presidential campaign and the super PAC supporting it through the end of April, according to a POLITICO analysis of Federal Election Commission filings. Four years ago, they gave Obama $213,700.
None of them has given a penny to the presidents reelection campaign or the super PAC supporting it.
(Excerpt) Read more at dyn.politico.com ...
Bill? Be sure that Barry doesn’t suddenly decide to play a game of ‘tickle-Daddy’ with you. I’d be worried about that.
Conservatives are not like liberals. We vote based on the responsibility, not emotion.
Well said, Friend.
I figure the Clintons will be among those Dims. They want her as the Dem nominee in 2016,
OBastard is a vindictive narcissist. Watch out. Hes going to set the world on fire before he gives it up, just like the other hussein did to the oil fields of Kuwait.
That’s right. He’s going to go all out and get even when he figures out he’s toast.
He’ll be more like Hitler than Hussein.
Just what the hell did these idiots think Obama was going to do
It’s beyond belief.
I agree. Unless Obama is tossed out at the Dem convention, Obama will have single-handedly destroyed the democrat party for the next few years. That's in addition to destroying the country.
People who think America will be better off by keeping him for 4 more years and then electing a “real” conservative are missing the point; there won't be an America left to save.
I continually think back to his speech last Spring when he encouraged Arabs to rise up against their governments. The Syrians did and this administration couldn't turn their backs on those people fast enough.
I agree and hope you are right, it should be a landslide against Obama.
However, I don’t throw the word “traitor” around and I truly believe John Kerry was a traitor to this nation. It frightens me that Kerry received the votes he did.
There is enormous brainwashing going on to mainstream idiotic and dangerous leftist ideology.
Still I think Obama will lose.
Just looking at that phony Marxist mug makes me sick.
And the nice “father of the year” sitting next to him seems oblivious to the fact that this is just a photo op for Oblamo and he is a pawn.
Narcissistic personality disorder is a very serious character disorder. Hussein’s thin skinned nature and absolute inbility to take any kind of criticism would describe the potential for him to “go off’ bigtime. What’s scary is that he has control of the briefcase, doesn’t he?
“Just what the hell did these idiots think Obama was going to do”
Exactly, he pretty much told everyone what he stood for before the election. Why all of a sudden they are surprised is beyond me. Anyone who was paying attention saw this coming and God help us if he is elected into a 2nd term (which I truly & seriously believe he will lose in the next election) - because he’s just getting warmed up.
Obama’s Arab buds will start kicking in his billion bucks in August.
I sure hope you’re right! A complete takeover is the ONLY thing that will result in a reasonable recovery time for economy (it took Reagan 2 years).
What I fear though, and somebody please reassure me, is that just like after Carter’s “malaise” economy (very painful) and the subsequent Reagan revolution, America fell promptly back to sleep & here we are again!
We are not showing signs of learning from History, and events keep repeating themselves.
Unless we learn to accept our Founders advice to keep “vigilance” over our Republic, even in the great economy to follow, our future generations will have to go through this all over again.
Eventually, we may finally lose our Republic like this.
We must find ways to teach the importance of vigilance to the next generations so we can finally stop this vicious cycle of Socialism/Capitalism/Socialism.
There will be a gazillion or two $20 donations from Lord knows where offshore.
Er...ah...yeah. Question is, though, will anyone else want her.
Maybe more. He's really done that much damage, most of which isn't even visible yet. But it will be.
Won't help, unless they use it to pay people directly for their votes.
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