You have to hand it to liberals. They have no shame. They have no conscience. They overflow with hypocrisy. George Clooney, who of late tends to be a box office flop, stuck celebrity right up the er, nose of of America.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Actor and director George Clooney, a supporter of Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, broke ranks over campaign financing on Saturday to condemn the “obscene” sums of money in U.S. politics and praised Clinton’s chief political rival in the process.
Clooney made the remarks in an interview with NBC News’ “Meet The Press” the day after he and his wife, Amal, hosted a fundraiser on Democratic Party hopeful Clinton’s behalf Friday night with a price tag of up to $353,400 per couple.
“We had some protesters last night when we pulled up in San Francisco and they’re right to protest. They’re absolutely right. It is an obscene amount of money,” Clooney said in excerpts released on Saturday. The interview will air on Sunday.
Bernie Sanders, a U.S. Senator from Vermont and Clinton’s rival in the race for the Democratic nomination to run for the White House in the Nov. 8 election, has pounced on former secretary of state Clinton over the big-ticket event and for accepting large sums of money for her campaign.
“The Sanders campaign when they talk about it is absolutely right. It’s ridiculous that we should have this kind of money in politics. I agree completely,” Clooney said.
It IS. An obscene amount of money the tiles should be changed
But as long as the GOP who control Ckngress prefer to keep the status quo
Then money will continue to make whites of politicians
It was the left so screamed loudest about The Citizens United case law
Why doesn’t Congress with its approval rating in the teens do something about that instead of wasting their time trying to kill Obamacare whose average out of pocket premiums went up like 4% ???????
“We need to reduce the influence of money in elections… just as soon as I spend a billion dollars getting elected.”
@John: The left screamed because the Citizens United case effectively negated the hundreds of millions of dollars Unions pumped into Democrat campaigns each year, something no liberal seems to have an issue with. You also don’t seem bothered by Soros funding riots and protests or Hollywood and the media providing free propaganda for Democrats.
Citizens United was filed by a conservative group
I am bothered by big money in politics
The GOP majority Congress has consistently failed to pass any Bills
Reducing that impact
I guess all you can do is blame the minority party for ………… Not being the majority ?????
The Dems in all of the last elections have been the party with the most small donors
Leftists ? Well the candidate must tongue left Sanders ? 88% of his money comes from people giving less than 200$
The big problem is the giant super packs and pac bundles like the Koch Brod who are planning on giving 900billion in 2016
That is obscene and undemocratic
Tell me why the GOP congress doesn’t legislate against that?
That us just one reason why Congress has approval ratings 1/3 that of leftist Obama