A parent who is so close to her daughter that she would spend $115,000 to get her a job, but is NOT so close to her daughter as to mention that fact? What mother do you know who would not bring it up every single day?
Romney and Whitman are basically two peas from the same pod: Bland, entitled, attacking, possessed of no clear beliefs other than enrichment through financialized capitalism. No wonder they have so much in common as political figures.
Sports fans are often hesitant to want to mix sports and politics. Problem is, sports team owners have no problem doing so. In fact, they have been doing so for decades, which is why sports leagues in America are legal monopolies.
The public has a right to know who's behind the hundreds of political ads with which we're being bombarded this year, who's giving what to whom -- not to mention our right to try to connect the dots and figure out what their motives are.