Of the $297 million that GOP candidates and conservative causes received from the top 50 donors, 56 percent was from Jewish individuals.
Of the $361 million Democratic politicians and liberal causes received, 76 percent came from Jewish givers.
Individuals who identify as Jewish are usually estimated to make up perhaps 2.2 percent of the population.
The biggest 2018 donor was casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who gave $123 million to Republicans and conservatives. As a reward, Adelson got to sit next to Donald Trump last November as the election returns came in,
In second place was former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who donated $95 million, virtually all to Democrats this time around.
Third was California hedge fund manager Tom Steyer at $73 million, all to the left side of the ledger.
Fourth was Lake Forest, Ill., businessman Richard Uihlein, who gave $40 million to Republican causes. https://www.takimag....truth-or-trope/