The Wallets of Wall Street Are With Joe Biden, if Not the Hearts
Through donations, finance executives played a critical role in helping Joe Biden turn his campaign around. They’ve mostly grown to like him, if not love him.
NEW: Wall Street $$$ is lining up bigly behind Joe Biden — even after Donald Trump slashed taxes and regulations. $11.5 million went to one Biden committee created in part for finance industry cash in just May and June. W/
I hope Republicans use their changing base and the flight of Wall Street to introduce more economically leftist policies. Social conservatism and economic populism could be a powerful electoral force.
Biden was of course implying that he's on the side of Scranton. But that the Democrats have become the party of the very rich while the Republicans have become the party of the economically downscale is well established.
“I’ve seen meaningful numbers of people put aside what would appear to be their short-term economic interest because they value being citizens in a democracy,” (when access to grift isn't even enough to get Wall St to support you)