Surprise: NFLPA Union Chief Opposing Limbaugh Bid a Democrat Donor
NFL Players Association Chief DeMaurice Smith says he opposes Rush Limbaugh’s bid for the
“I've spoken to the Commissioner [Roger Goodell] and I understand that this ownership consideration is in the early stages,” Smith wrote. “But sport in
But, one look at Smith’s political contributions suggests another motive. According to data compiled by OpenSecrets.org, since 2004 Smith has contributed nearly $7,000 – all to Democratic candidates.
Smith is also connected to President Barack Obama. According to his bio, Smith served in the
A look at Smith’s media appearances through Nexis also shows Smith appeared regularly on the left-of-center network MSNBC, mostly on the now-defunct shows hosted by NBC News and MSNBC chief legal correspondent Dan Abrams.