Who raised the most $$$$ from private equity, hedge funds in 2008?

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    So?
     
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    ....and Larry Summers is his chief financial advisor....and Jeffery Immelt is his jobs czar...yep...he is certainly standing side by side with all the little people.
     
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    Hey...don't be stupid...no really.
    Remember in his campaign...he spoke about how he would kick out the special interests etc....

    yeah.
     
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    Did you read the article? He took in only $3.5M from those sources. Chump change in a presidential campaign.
     
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    So, like I said.... It's okay to take money from the same people you demonize... as long as it's 'chump change'. Right?
     
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    Again, did you read the article?

    From the article:

    "People who work in private equity “do good work” and “there are times where they identify the capacity for the economy to create new jobs,” Obama said."
     
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    Oh I see.

    so whats the over and under when it comes to hypocrisy?

    maybe the $36,000 a plate dinner at the Blackstone grp. head honchos place? with 60 Democratic allies attending?


    can you quantify a dollar amount please? :rolleyes:
     
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