When Support for a Candidate is Buying Protection

Wealthy people are contributing to both major candidates, demonstrating they are really buying protection because government is dangerous. The Washington Post reports, “Hedging bets in 2016: Some donors give to Bush and Clinton.” John Catsimatidis, a Manhattan grocery chain owner, gave as much money as allowed to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Democratic primary campaign. Two months later, he gave the same amount, $2,700, to Jeb Bush, her would-be Republican challenger. “I’ve been friends Read more […]