Begala Makes Bundle by Ditching Beliefs

Though ‘opposed’ to Super PACs, Dem operative banks hundreds of thousands
Paul Begala / WC

MSNBC commentator Paul Begala has been vocal in his criticism of the Supreme Court ruling that, among other things, allowed Super PACs to continue spending hundreds of millions of dollars on election advertising.

Hurricane Mostyn

Trial lawyer Steve Mostyn and wife fund anti-Romney smear campaign
Amber and Steve Mostyn

The pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA has run a coordinated campaign to smear Mitt Romney’s character, even going so far as to suggest he was responsible for the death of a woman by cancer. That campaign has been financed in part by Steve and Amber Mostyn.

Begala panhandles for DCCC in possible FEC violation

Begala

On Monday, Paul Begala, an adviser to the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA Action, sent a fundraising email for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), highlighting the shadowy connections between Super PACs and official Democratic campaigns like Obama for America.