A Small Circle of Billionaires Want to Rule Americaon February 22nd, 2012 at 1:50 pm
CNBC investigates the strangely intersecting world of right wing billionaires trying to buy our election.
Some of the superdonors, like Mr. Simmons and Robert J. Perry, a Texas homebuilder, are longtime backers of independent groups that were active in past campaigns, like the Swift Boat group, which in 2004 challenged the Vietnam War record of Senator John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee.
Several attend the exclusive, secretive gatherings of wealthy conservative donors hosted twice a year by the billionaire Koch brothers. Many move in the same social or political circles. Read more at CNBC