Cornyn's Using Fred Baron to Raise Dough, And Not in a Good Way
The New Republic's Eve Fairbanks this morning posted a fund-raising e-mail she received last night from the campaign of U.S. Senator John Cornyn, who links Fred Baron's, um, generosity to Rick Noriega, Cornyn's Democratic challenger and the recipient of several thousands dollars in Baron campaign contributions:
Recently, Dallas trial lawyer and Democratic sugar daddy Fred Baron revealed that he was the financier of John Edwards’ illicit affair. In the last week there have been literally thousands of articles written about Fred Baron, but Rick Noriega has been noticeably silent.
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