Campaign 2012: Billionaires to the rescue
February 10th, 2012
08:34 AM ET
3 years ago

Campaign 2012: Billionaires to the rescue

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Are you a billionaire with a few million bucks to spare?

Assuming you've already got the customary roster of yachts, planes and vacation homes, you might want to try out the newest craze for super-wealthy Americans: Throw a few million dollars to a super PAC.

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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Republicans
soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. diridi

    Entire Tax-Code needs to be re-done. Period. Obama2012.

    February 10, 2012 08:54 am at 8:54 am |
  2. migeli

    Sure they got those tax cuts that were supposed to create jobs and what do they use that money for? To turn this country into a fascist dictatorship,where the gap between rich and poor gets bigger and bigger.Top much money in the hands of a few sent this country down the tubes since Bush and his tax cuts.We wouldn 't have a deficit and entitlements would not have to be cut if the rich paid their fair share s it was before.

    February 10, 2012 09:21 am at 9:21 am |
  3. Food stamps for billionaires.

    If we don't give more tax breaks to billionaires, they won't be able to buy congress, the supreme court, and the presidency. Being rich is not easy.

    February 10, 2012 09:21 am at 9:21 am |
  4. migeli

    This is what they did with those tax cuts that were supposed to create jobs.More Republicant B.S.

    February 10, 2012 09:37 am at 9:37 am |
  5. GonzoinHouston

    One thing about he ultra-rich; they know a good investment when they see one. Right now, with the economy down and people starting to mutter about "fairness" and "tax the rich", the best investment in town is in conservative politicians. Yes, I know Obama has his own super-PAC, but it's a lightweight compared to Rove's, Mitt's, or even Newt's. These folks are investing heavily in keeping their tax rates down, and you better believe that will be the single highest priority of the GOP in coming years.

    We have GOT to get this madness under control before the rich guys completely take over. The super-PAC is the greatest threat to American's freedom since the rise of Communism.

    February 10, 2012 09:40 am at 9:40 am |
  6. Canuck

    America is a sick country and getting sicker.

    February 10, 2012 09:58 am at 9:58 am |