Posted by | May 29, 2012 12:25 | Filed under: Top Stories

A look at the 16 billionaires who put up $52 million in Super PAC money, like William Koch (pictured).

…now, thanks to the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United that upended decades of limits on campaign donations, financing a presidential race is the exclusive domain of the kind of megadonor whose portfolios make Mitt Romney look middle-class. “I have lots of money, and can give it legally now,” Texas billionaire and top GOP moneyman Harold Simmons recently bragged to The Wall Street Journal. “Just never to Democrats.”

…This unprecedented infusion of money from America’s monied elites underscores the radical transformation of the Republican Party, which has made defending the interests of 0.0001 percent the basis of its entire platform.

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.