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Across the Fence
Some 300 uber-rich corporate plutocrats and their political hirelings have pledged at least $100 million to bombard the Obama campaign with viciously negative ads.
It was a total lockdown. As jet after jet swept in surreptitiously with top brass and political decision-makers on board, every entrance to the site of the super-secret Coachella Valley planning summit was secured and patrolled by armed guards and helicopters.
This wasn't a clandestine gathering of America's allies in Afghanistan, but a pow-wow of some 300 über-rich corporate plutocrats and their political hirelings — all intent on obliterating President Barack Obama's re-election bid with an unprecedented deluge of viciously negative attack ads.