Government Motors Resumes Political Payoffs

If you aren’t enraged yet by Democrats’ nationalization of General Motors, maybe this will do the trick:

General Motors Co. has begun to once again contribute to political campaigns, lifting a self-imposed ban on political spending put in place during the auto maker’s U.S.-financed bankruptcy restructuring last year.

The Detroit company gave $90,500 to candidates running in the current election cycle, Federal Election Commission records show.

The beneficiaries include Midwestern lawmakers, mostly Democrats, who have traditionally supported the industry’s legislative agenda on Capitol Hill, including Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.), Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) and Rep. John Dingell (D., Mich.).

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Mostly Democrats? You don’t say!

It was of course Democrats’ union allies that bled GM to the point of being ripe for a government takeover. Now left-wing bureaucrats can launder the tax loot used to prop up the company into campaign cash to prop up their own positions of power. If this is legal, why would a thief ever need to break the law?

Not who you want behind the wheel. Via Doug Ross.

On a tip from Apostle53. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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