Billionaire Warren Buffett plans to hold a Sept. 30 fundraiser in New York City to benefit President Barack Obama’s re-election bid, according to two Democratic officials not authorized to speak publicly about the event.The fundraiser, reported earlier by the New York Post, will also feature former Obama economic adviser Austan Goolsbee.
Obama, who is preparing for a post-Labor Day speech about his plans for stimulating the economy, spoke with Buffett Aug. 22 by phone from his vacation on Martha’s Vineyard as he works to gather ideas on how to boostjob creation and spur growth.
Buffett to Host Obama Fundraiser in New York - Bloomberg
I just love how bloomberg spins this. Especially when insiders close to Buffett, and Obama all seem to be leaking that the calls to the Vineyard were more likely about this....
I'd sure like to know how the "Crony Capitalism" charge leveled at repubs for this sort of shady crap is not leveled at Obama?Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced Thursday that it would invest $5 billion in Bank of America Corp., giving a much-needed vote of confidence to the beleaguered bank. The news sent the bank’s stock soaring 9 percent.
Warren Buffett gives $5 billion vote of confidence to Bank of America | The Courier-Journal | courier-journal.com
Unless libs are just total hypocrites, and lacking all credibility when it comes to holding their own accountable, at which point they should take a re accounting of their own positions....But further Obama isn't just selling out America when it comes to the nanny state, and our standing in the world, but he is a double crosser selling out those wild eyed idealists that thought it was their time.....