Harry Reid is nervous about the U.S. Senate races this fall.
You see, as the leader of the Democratic Party, he’d lose his job if the Democrats gave up the Senate.
He’d also lose the leverage that has allowed the Senate to ignore bills passed by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.
So Mr. Reid has come up with a dirty little plan to keep control of the U.S. Senate, and I want to share it with you.
His plan consists of telling a lie so big and so outrageous that it will actually sound true. That is, according to Reid, the Republicans plan to buy the U.S. Senate using money from rich people and super PACs.
Except there’s one problem: The truth is the exact opposite.
You see, the biggest super PACs and the richest billionaires are actually backing none other than Harry Reid himself!
Yet Reid’s lie is sure to be repeated over and over again this fall while he attempts to keep the U.S. Senate the personal preserve of the richest billionaires in the country.
Don’t say you weren’t warned…
Teasing the Facts Out of Reid’s Big Lie
If you want to see through Reid’s false words, just look back to the last election.
For example, the last set of campaign reports shows that billionaire-turned-Democratic-activist Tom Steyer gave a gift of $7.5 million. You read that right – millions of dollars from the leftist NextGen Climate founder.
NextGen then turned around and gave another $500,000 to the Senate Majority PAC in order to keep Harry Reid in place as Senate Majority Leader.
Meanwhile, billionaire Michael Bloomberg has been writing checks to the Senate Majority PAC as well. He knows that Harry Reid will be an ally in his ridiculous fight to repeal the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – the right to keep and bear arms.
I guess Bloomberg thinks that money spent to strip Americans of their Constitutional rights is money well spent.
Bloomberg also slipped a cool $2 million to the ladies over at EMILY’s List. In fact, he gave their super PAC, Women Vote, enough money to become the second-largest donor to Democratic super PACs this election cycle.
Heck, he’s given more than Harry Reid’s well-known friend, George Soros. Soros only gave a measly million this month… $500,000 to Nancy Pelosi’s House Majority PAC and $500,000 to the environmentalist/Democratic-leaning League of Conservation Voters.
Finally, his daughter, Andrea Soros Colombel, gave $250,000 to Planned Parenthood Votes super PAC.
I could go on and on. This list of billionaires giving lavishly to the Democrats is obscene. But even more obscene is the way Harry Reid is trying to spin this story.
The rich trying to buy the U.S. Senate for the Republicans? Hardly. Reid is just trying to hide the truth from the voters.
This commentary originally appeared at WallStreetDaily.com and is reprinted here with permission.
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