Imagine you are one of those investment bankers who gave and gave to the 2008 Obama campaign. Imagine further that you are less than happy with the results of Obama’s economic policies and don’t think that you ought to be demonized by Obama and his Occupy Wall Street army.
Would you contribute to his 2012 campaign?
You betcha. You would if you know what’s good for you.
Remember that it was earlier in his administration that he told bankers that he was the only one standing between them and the pitchforks of the mob. So now if he senses an reluctance to give him money, he’s got the mobs and it’s only a few blocks from Zuccotti Park to their offices and penthouses.