January 06, 2010

The Inexplicable Right, Part I

News Item: Noted Lefty Tim Robbins donated to multiple GOP candidates

I can think of a handful of possible explanations: He had an abrupt midlife political conversion and that's why he and Sarandon split; he lost a bet; or maybe it's a different Tim Robbins in the election records. Or maybe all this time Bob Roberts was the real guy and Tim Robbins was the fictional character. I'm dying to hear the real explanation.

Posted by Stephen Silver at January 6, 2010 12:37 AM

A more sinister, yet totally plausible explanation: A wealthy Republican donor wants to get around campaign finance donation restrictions. So he makes donations under fake names. And he finds it hilarious to use the name of a noted lefty...

Posted by: Clinky at January 7, 2010 02:13 AM
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