Mega-donors like Foster Friess and Sheldon Adelson don't want a real primary. It threatens their bottom line
With the crowded field of Republican hopefuls showing signs of turning the primary into a ballroom brawl, several of the party’s best-known megadonors are trying to keep the peace. Conservative billionaire investor Foster Friess is leading...Show More Summary
Trip Gabriel for the NYT: One supporter present was Foster Friess, a wealthy investor whose multimillion-dollar donations in 2012 helped Mr. Santorum remain in the race long after he might have quit. Mr. Friess, in a black cowboy hat, said … Continue reading ?
Yes, it's official. Rick Santorum is in, and he has his own billionaire to help defray expenses. That's right, folks. Rick Santorum's faux populism is brought to you by none other than Foster Friess! "As middle America is hollowing out,...Show More Summary
"Republican donors are counting on the 21-year-old to energize voters."“He impressed me with his capacity to lead, intelligence, and love for America,” [multimillionaire investor Foster] Friess says. “I instantly knew I wanted to support him.”He = some kid named Charlie Kirk.
Foster Friess, funder of Tucker Carlson and Rick Santorum, may be rich -- but he doesn't understand how media works
Last week, we learned the SHOCKING! news that Tucker Carlson, Fox News host and the proprietor of the cesspool known as the Daily Caller, is a sexist piece of scum. No, wait, we’ve known that for years. The new news is that Tucker has a brother named Buckley, and Buckley is just as wretched a human being as his brother. Show More Summary
Foster Friess, the businessman who helped finance groups supporting Rick Santorum's 2012 presidential campaign, is asking his fellow multimillionaire donors to press the Republican field to be "civil" during the party's primary in 2...
He’s best known for keeping GOP politicians like Rick Santorum and Scott Walker afloat. But Foster Friess has a new cause. And it’s a long way from DC.
Foster Friess, a big Obamacare donor, made the very unusual step of going after Obamacare via that internet meme of Adolf Hitler angrily reacting to something he's just learned about.
It’s always so nice when you can throw in a little Adolf Hitler to make your point. It’s so original. Republican mega-donor Foster Friess is offering a parody video targeting Obamacare…starring Adolf Hitler. The nearly-four minute segment, posted at FosterFriess.com and, as first reported by the Daily Beast, blasted out to his email list, features […]
Foster Friess, a major Republican donor, sent out a "humorous parody" video on Monday of Hitler complaining about Obamacare.
Washington (CNN) - Major conservative donor and multi-millionaire Foster Friess is planning to donate $1 million to help the victims of the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma and is challenging others to match that amount. In an email to supporters Tuesday Friess announced his donation. He said he and his wife haven't decided exactly where the […]
Because the ONLY fact that emerges after these months of attempted smear and political assassination from that "civility" that Foster Friess is bankrolling is that his money has INTENTIONALLY paid for prostitutes. Lots and lots of prostitutes. Continue reading ?
In the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination, several candidates enjoyed the backing of their very own rich guy to help bankroll their campaigns. For Rick Santorum, it was Foster Friess, who made quite a public impression. It was Friess, you'll recall, who told MS …
Wealthy conservative investor Foster Friess spent well over a million dollars on Santorum's campaign in 2012.
enlarge Rhee with Foster Friess Wake up, progressives. Michelle Rhee and her Rupert Murdoch-funded StudentsFirst organization is not progressive today, it wasn't progressive yesterday, and it won't be tomorrow. StudentsFirst has no problem with states that want to voucherize public education and kill public schools one agonizing drip at a time. Show More Summary
Last week, Foster Friess (right), one of the biggest private contributors to the the Republican party, complained to The Los Angeles Times that super PACs -- the political organizations that are allowed to accept unlimited political donations -- are too secretive about how they spend their money. Show More Summary
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's vote, one thing is certain: This election cycle has created a slew of new celebrities. A year and a half ago, nobody knew anything about Foster Friess or Sheldon Adelson, the Koch brothers or Frank VanDerSloot. Show More Summary