"[E]xtreme left economic views are not popular among the rich. Here are some graphs. Ideological foaming about “trustfunders” aside, if campaigns are funded by rich “megadonors,” we’re going to see a push to conservative policies, especially on economic issues. The two parties are not symmetric. There’s no reason to think that for every Republican megadonor there is an equal and opposite rich funder on the Democrats’ side. Sure, there are some liberal richies, just not as many as on the other side."
Today in things that are obvious but people pretend are not true. “Where Are All the Liberal Megadonors?”
Also: I meant to post this to my personal Tumblr but messed up. It’s still true, though. —Nick Baumann