[Greg Palast has investigated Paul “The Vulture” Singer for BBC TV and The Guardian for the last 9 years.]
Paul Singer, known as The Vulture, won a $4.65 billion payment from Argentina â€” nearly ONE HUNDRED TIMES his “investment” of $50 million in old Argentina bonds. Â It was, in finance speak, the most successful “vulture attack” ever.Singerâ€™s actions are outlawed in most of the civilized world. Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, attempted to stop Singerâ€™s predatory act, but Singer did a brilliant end-run: Â he used his cash to help elect a new President in Argentina that would jump to his tune and pay him billions.
Now, heâ€™s attempting to do the same to the USA: Â pick a president for us who will feather his vulture’s nest. Â Heâ€™s the number one donor sugar daddy for Marco Rubioâ€™s candidacy [See, “Who Hatched Rubio“]. Â Singer is also the big bankroller of Karl Rove, to make sure that, even if he canâ€™t sell Rubio to the GOP base, at least The Vulture can use “Turdblossom” Rove to ensure that Hillary wonâ€™t become President and put him out the of vulture business.
Rubio, in fact, skirted some ethical lines in his attempts to pressure the State Department to side with his corpse-chewing donor against Argentina.
As Iâ€™ve said, Singer directs his fellow billionairesâ€™ investments in candidates. Â So, it is not surprising to see The Koch’s lend their top …more