Boy oh boy does this stink, and it’s a story that cruised relatively under the radar.
According to reporter Tom Loftus writing for the Kentucky Lantern, Pfizer “donated” a whopping one million dollars last month to the Republican Party of Kentucky Building Fund; to put that into perspective, the same fund only raised $6,000 in the first three quarters.
For what you might ask?
According to Loftus:
In response to questions… Sean Southard, spokesman for the Republican Party of Kentucky, released a statement Monday that said in part ‘the Republican Party purchased the lot next door to our Frankfort headquarters and is planning an expansion project.’
A sign identifies the party headquarters as the Mitch McConnell Building….
The pharmaceutical giant “donated” the money? Yeah, right. Seems more plausible that Pfizer took a cue from BlackRock’s Laurence Fink and bought the Kentucky turncoat’s political favor — Fink recently gifted Zelensky with “pro bono” advice on how to implement a “special patronage” system in Ukraine which currently sees municipalities, buildings, really whatever, auctioned off to the highest bidder…