Billionaire Adelson gives millions to Gingrich Super PAC
Newt Says: Thanks Citizens United!washingtonpost.com
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has given $5 million to an independent committee supporting GOP presidential aspirant Newt Gingrich, the first of what is expected to be many millions the Las Vegas billionaire plans to spend this election year.
The check from Adelson is the latest in an avalanche of campaign cash flooding the presidential season to independent groups known as Super PACs The check was cut on Friday to Winning Our Future, a group run by former Gingrich associates, according to two people close to the donor.
And pundits will shake their collective heads sadly when voter turnout sinks to new lows. At this point, even the upper middle class should start feeling disenfranchised. Tammany Hall was amateur hour compared to where politics are now.