17 Of The Top 20 Biggest Political Donors This Election Cycle Are Conservative

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"17 Of The Top 20 Biggest Political Donors This Election Cycle Are Conservative"

Egged on in no small part by the Supreme Court’s decision to turn campaign finance into the wild west, a small group of donors have gotten increasing aggressive in their efforts to us their enormous wealth to influence elections. As Mother Jones lays out, this has given a decided advantage to Republicans and conservative candidates. Seventeen of the top 20 spenders seeking to buy election results are conservative:

Half of the 20 gave to Mitt Romney’s super-PAC.

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