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Liberal Narrative Fail: Rich People Sided With Democrats in 2014 Midterms

December 26, 2014

So much for all that hyperventilating about the Koch Brothers and getting “dark money” out of politics in the lead up to the 2014 midterms. From the Associated Press…

Wealthy donors sided with Democrats in midterms

For as often as Democrats attack the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch for their heavy spending on politics, it’s actually the liberal-minded who shelled out the most cash in the just completed midterm elections.

At least, that is, among those groups that must disclose what they raise and spend.

Among the top 100 individual donors to political groups, more than half gave primarily to Democrats or their allies. Among groups that funneled more than $100,000 to allies, the top of the list tilted overwhelmingly toward Democrats — a group favoring the GOP doesn’t appear on the list until No. 14.

The two biggest super PACs of 2014? Senate Majority PAC and House Majority PAC — both backing Democrats.

In all, the top 10 individual donors to outside groups injected almost $128 million into this year’s elections. Democratic-leaning groups collected $91 million of it.

Wynton Hall of Breitbart has more…

Democrats also enjoyed a 3-to-1 cash advantage when it came to the 183 groups stroking checks of $100,000 or more. The liberal National Education Association (NEA) topped the list of big money donors at $22 million. The top ten list contained zero Republican-leaning groups.

“They’re total hypocrites when it comes to this subject,” said Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. “They’ve made a living off campaign talking points when, in reality, they’ve been raking in more money from millionaire donors than Republicans for quite a while.”

Here’s the best part…

The Democrats still lost.

Happy New Year!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. genomega1 permalink
    December 26, 2014 8:43 pm

    Reblogged this on News You May Have Missed and commented:
    Liberal Narrative Fail: Rich People Sided With Democrats in 2014 Midterms

  2. Paul H. Lemmen permalink
    December 26, 2014 9:59 pm

    Reblogged this on A Conservative Christian Man.

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