Skip to comments.Switzerland objects to Obama campaign film slur
Posted on 08/22/2012 2:22:06 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople
Switzerland hit back Tuesday at a US presidential election campaign video that portrays the country as a tax haven.
In the video, a character named Miss Swiss Bank Account describes the Republican candidate Mitt Romney as a "boss millionaire with accounts everywhere", the ATS news agency reported.
The film gives "the impression that having a bank account in Switzerland is dubious in itself and its only aim is to hide money from the tax authorities," Switzerland's Federal Department for Foreign Affairs (DFAE) said.
Switzerland's Washington embassy reportedly expressed its unhappiness at the clip to the Obama team, ATS said.
(Excerpt) Read more at ca.news.yahoo.com ...
Do we really need to list the Dems who are on record having those eeeeevil Swiss bank accounts? Didn’t the Klinton campaign filter foreign donations through a Swiss bank account as part of the RICO scheme to avoid being caught (a la the Fred Thompson failed hearings)?
AUGUST 27, 2012 : (SWITZERLAND : OBAMA FUNDRAISER IS HEADLINED BY GEORGE CLOONEY IN GENEVA — see OBAMA DONORS/BUNDLERS, GENEVA/LUGANO) George Clooney headlined a fund-raiser Monday that took in more than a half-million dollars for President Barack Obamas re-election campaign. Organizers said they took in at least $625,000 from U.S. donors for Obamas campaign, including many who flew in to Geneva, Switzerland, from around the world for the one-night event.(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...———In Switzerland, George Clooney raises $625K for Barack Obama, Chicago Sun Times/AP ^ | 27 August 2012 Posted on Monday, August 27, 2012 9:20:33 PM by Lorianne