Daniel Loeb is a hedge fund investor, billionaire and donor to GOP candidates. A couple of months ago, he decided that it would be a good use of his time to post the following anti-Hillary joke to his Facebook page:
When caught by Politico for the post, Loeb took it down and said:
“This widely circulated, old meme ended up on my Facebook page inadvertently and as soon as I was informed of it, I took it down. As a longstanding public supporter of gay and women’s rights, it does not represent my views.”
Uh-huh. Inadvertent. Interestingly, Loeb isn’t lying about his history of supporting women’s and LGBT rights. Perhaps, as was said by one blogger, “Loeb’s support for the LGBTQ community is eclipsed by his dislike of Hillary Clinton.”
Of course, Loeb is not a member of the government – he’s a billionaire, and he probably makes my annual salary in the time it took me to write this blog entry. That being said, any GOP mega-donor should know better. He is certainly not doing his cause any favors with women or the LGBT community by posting offensive jokes like this, and if he really cares about the GOP and it’s candidates, he wouldn’t give them a bad name by posting this type of content.
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