- Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.
- Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit.
- Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely.
It’s hard to have any hope for the Republican party, but if any can be had it is this.
Despite the Democrat party having vastly outraised the GOP in corporate donations since 2004, the hapless GOP continues to allow itself to be portrayed as the corporatist party. Trump personifies this–the businessman cheer led hard for corporations like Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson to deliver America from the Covid catastrophe at warp speed. For his adulation, praise, and favorable government treatment, the corporations sat on the news of an impending vaccine until the week after the presidential election, denying him a much needed electoral bump for his efforts.
A populist party existing for America’s working men and women and their families cannot be the party of Morgan Stanley, Citibank, and JP Morgan. There is going to be a growing number of politically homeless economic leftists progressively disillusioned by the hard reassertion of the unchallenged political power of the neo-liberal establishment under the Biden administration. There is a big opportunity for the budding new Republican party here.
And they can be good company. Just because Wokeists are utterly humorless doesn’t mean all leftists are: