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Mr. Roger$ Welcomes DNC to His Neighborhood

By on 3.16.11 | 11:18AM

Yesterday my American Tradition Institute colleague Chris Horner pointed your attention to the news that Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers has backed a $10 million loan for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, in addition to taking on the task of raising $36.6 million for President Obama's reelection party.

Today at the National Legal & Policy Institute blog I explain how Rogers is also trying to create a friendlier political environment in North Carolina, as well as redefining the president's "crony capitalism" as "purpose-driven capitalism."

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