"As bad as money corruption in politics is, there is a corruption that is far more dangerous and destructive, which is the corruption of principle, of morals, of the sense of the absolute religious obligation to fulfill the sacred oath of office to support and defend our constitutions."
-- Tom Hoefling
... Paul Singer, Dan Loeb and Cliff Asness — three hedge fund managers and major players in donor circles — each cut six-figure checks toward the landmark effort to legalize gay marriage in New York.
Singer, the intensely-private head of Elliott Associates, has been especially active in donating to groups aimed at legalizing gay marriage in different states over the last five years, concurrent with his rise as one of the Republican party’s mot prominent bundlers and donors to party committees. According to a recent New York Times story,Singer has donated $8 million to pro-gay marriage efforts since 2007.
He’s also helped raise more than $1 million for Romney’s campaign, as well as donated another $1 million to the super PAC supporting the all-but-assured Republican nominee.
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