Billionaire Considers Funding Jeremiah Wright-Based Attack On Obama | Talking Points Memo

A group of Republican strategists have put together a plan, to be financed by a conservative billionaire, to create an ad campaign attacking President Obama by connecting him to the incendiary speeches of his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, reports the New York Times. The plan, called “The Defeat of Barack Hussein Obama: The Ricketts Plan to End His Spending for Good,” is one of several plans Joe Ricketts, the founder of TD Ameritrade, is considering in order to put his money to work in the Citizens United, super PAC era of political spending.


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