Last October, I noted the strong connection between Americans Elect corporate leadership and the 2014 Senate candidacy of private equity candidate Greg Orman through an entity called the Committee to Elect an Independent Senate, founded by Americans Elect CEO and private equity financier Peter Ackerman.
“The Delegates — and the rest of the American people — are the true boss of Americans Elect.” — Americans Elect, “About,” April 2011 “We will never promote any candidate of our own — and the ultimate winner is decided only by the American voters.”
Last week, we learned that after failing to attract enough actual voters to carry off the first-ever privatized presidential election, the 501c4 corporation called Americans Elect abandoned democracy and without a vote or democratic process of any kind started pouring money into the campaign to
Meet the voters of Americans Elect. There are only three of them. Voter #1: Michael Bloomberg. Voter qualification: $500,000 in Wall Street money. Michael Bloomberg made billions of dollars selling high-priced infrastructure to Wall Street traders, allowing those gain unusually quick access to company information
Americans Elect made a very strong claim today in an official news release: “Giving to Americans Elect buys you no special influence whatsoever, and all donors acknowledge that fact when they contribute.” Strong claims require strong evidence. But Americans Elect has provided you NO evidence
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?