Is it a good thing when one person owns a political party?
Philip Munger has written four six-figure checks since June, adding up to $1 million for a party that has pulled in less than $1.6 million in direct donations this year. That has made him the largest individual donor to the state party in the past 20 years, if not all time.
Even factoring in the $3.2 million that Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) raised through his political action committee, Munger’s money accounts for more than $1 for every $5 that the governor has raised through the party and his PAC ahead of critical state elections, which on Tuesday will determine control of the state Senate. READ IT ALL HERE