Today, a look at the emerging strategy from Larry Ellison, the flamboyant, Lanai-owning Republican mega-donor, to elect Tim Scott as the next President of the United States. What does Larry have in store? Read on.
Mentioned in this piece: Foster Friess, Rick Santorum, Sheldon Adelson, Newt Gingrich, Ron DeSantis, Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Lindsey Graham, Benjamin Netanyahu, Marco Rubio, Steve Schwarzman, Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, Paul Singer, Safra Catz.
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|As 2024 beckons, Oracle founder Larry Ellison appears poised to be the single most influential donor in the Republican primary—and maybe, depending on your politics, the single most annoying one, too. That’s not because Ellison is likely to emerge as one of the five or so largest contributors in the race, but because of his unwavering support for South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, which may position him as the longshot sugar daddy au courant. Ellison, who is worth more than $100 billion on a bad day, could be the Foster Friess to Scott’s Rick Santorum, or the Sheldon Adelson to Scott’s Newt Gingrich, extending his runway and...