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This should be a story in The Onion

Posted by Charles II on January 27, 2016

Unfortunately, it’s a story in The Intercept. Jon Schwarz (h/t to NashVegasDawg)


Many news outlets covered Univision Communications’ purchase last week of a stake in The Onion, the world’s leading news publication. According to NPR, Univision bought a 40 percent controlling interest in the company, and also acquired the option to buy the remainder of The Onion in the future.

But what’s gotten no attention at all is that Haim Saban, Hillary Clinton’s biggest fan and financial supporter, is Univision’s co-owner, chairman, and CEO. Saban and his wife, Cheryl, are Hillary Clinton’s top financial backers, having given $2,046,600 to support her political campaigns and at least $10 million more to the Clinton Foundation, on whose board Cheryl Saban sits. The Sabans are also generous supporters of the overall Democratic Party infrastructure, donating, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, a total of $16.1 million since 1989 to Democratic and liberal candidates, party committees, leadership PACs, and federally focused 527s.

Saban is a rabid supporter of Israel and a business partner of the Murdochs.

7 Responses to “This should be a story in The Onion”

  1. jo6pacjo6pac said

    I have no problem with this buy out of the Onion. This the sad part were of the carries of the news meet the new amerika. It’s like the neo-take over of ? I always loved the statement of the so-called liberal press. It was doa after tricky dick. Sad

  2. john said

    hey Phoenix, its DerekJack from Daily Kos. Let’s exchange email addresses. I’ll provide mine when you respond to this post. The BernieBros didn’t let me in their Beta Sigma frat so they banned me.

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