Accusing Sanders of taking 'dark' money from this environment group, Buttigieg's tally of 40 billionaire donors is 2nd only to Biden with 44. Would these people be giving to Pete if they thought he was going to upset the apple cart of American capitalism?
Three of them, Bill Ackman, Philippe Lafont and Seth Klarman are “hedge fund billionaires,” the folks responsible for the Global Financial Crisis. Craig and Kathryn Hall came to Pete’s infamous wine cave fundraiser (Craig, known for his role in savings and loans crisis; Kathryn served as ambassador to Austria in the 90s, secured by the couple’s contributions to the Dems during the Clintons. Another donor: Daryl Roth, husband Steven is a Trump business partner.
Where Sanders’ money has always come from a network of small donors which add up: $25 million in January.
It's clear where Buttigieg’s obligations will lie.