S. Adelson: "I paid for this policy!The credit for this brilliant phrase belongs to Jim Lobe: Will Senators Succumb to ADD (Adelson Dollar Disorder) on Hagel? Lobe Log January 28, 2013. This caustic assessment of Sheldon Adleson’s influence includes the memorable information
...it was Adelson who was video-taped telling an Israeli group back in June, 2010:There are indeed very clear signs that being hostile to the Hagel nomination is incentivized as I noted in the cases of Rick Santorum and Rick Lowry.
"I am not Israeli. The uniform that I wore in the military, unfortunately, was not an Israeli uniform. It was an American uniform although my wife was in the IDF and one of my daughters was in the IDF…All we care about is being good Zionists, being good citizens of Israel"
But for immigration patriots, quite apart from the general problem of having a man influential in American affairs whose attitude to the country seems to that of a migrant worker, Adelson has declared himself to be in favor of amnesty – ominously, citing his family heritage.
Propublica asked How Much Did Sheldon Adelson Really Spend on Campaign 2012? By Theodoric Meyer Dec 20, 2012
Sheldon Adelson… spent gobs of money on the 2012 elections — more money than anyone else in American history … at around $155 millionEverywhere we turn there seem to be billionaires like Michael Moritz and Michael Bloomberg and others - or their employees - eager to wreck the living standards of ordinary Americans by flooding the country with immigrants.