With the bombshell NYT article this week on the piggish behavior towards women about Hollywood big shot Harvey Weinstein, a number of high profile democrats have scrambled to distance themselves from the producer by returning campaign contributions. According to the Washington Post, the DNC has received the most Weinstein money in the last political cycle, an estimated $800,000.
Instead of throwing the money back in Weinstein’s face, the DNC has instead donated a reported $30,000 to three “liberal political groups,” Emily’s List, Emerge America and Higher Heights – none of which will “benefit women who are the victims of violence” and all of which will eventually recycle the money back to democrat politicians. More
$30,000 represents less than 4 percent of the $800,000 total. So what are they doing with $770,000 of Weinstein’s contribution?