Billionaire 1: Ken Langone
Hedge fund magnate Paul Singer likes to breakfast on decayed carcasses. What he chews down is sickening, but just as nausea-inducing are his new tablemates: billionaires Ken Langone and the Koch Brothers, Charles and David
Welcome to the nightmare. Singer, Langone and the Kochs last month decided to elect Chris Christie for us. The New Jersey governor's pseudocampaign went belly up before it began. But that's beside the point. Now that the Supreme Court has effectively ended campaign finance limits and allowed secretive contributions through "corporations," this new combine of the ultrawealthy should not be viewed as just a political threat to the Democrats, but as a threat to democracy.
What qualifies Langone to pick our president? In his own words: "I'm nuts; I'm rich."
Billionaires 2 and 3: David and Charles Koch
Billionaire 4: Paul Singer
Read this article. It'll turn your stomach and confirms the study reported on in the story by David Sirota linked to below.