GRASSROOTS SUPPORT  12:29 pm September 17, 2010

Meg Whitman Gives Herself a Lot Of Money, Again

by Riley Waggaman

Meg Whitman, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in California, is the People’s Candidate. Meg Whitman knows this in her heart, and that is why Meg Whitman donated an ass-ton of money to herself, again:

With her announcement Tuesday that she had contributed another $15 million of her personal fortune to her quest to defeat Attorney General Jerry Brown, Ms. Whitman became the leading self-financing political candidate in American history with a total of $119 million donated to her own campaign.

She surged past New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who previously held the personal financing record with the $109.2 million he spent while seeking his third term as Hizzoner last year. The spending averaged out to about $186 per vote and bested the previous title of $85 million — also held by Mr. Bloomberg, from his 2005 campaign.

 

Hola wonkerados.

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