(Community Matters) The potential ROI to billionaires for their political contributions for less regulation, less taxes, more privatization is a serious dollar-on-dollar ROI. I don’t mean to dismiss the true philosophical differences between citizens voting for different parties, nor suggest that there isn’t self interest behind the vast majority of identities.
Mr Adelson often publicly states that his number one consideration is support for Israel. In a meeting with a friend who pointed out the current Administration’s track record of support for Israel, he acknowledged an equal concern – repeal of all estate taxes. At an estimated net worth approaching $25 billion, Mr Adelson’s ROI for $100 million in political donations could exceed 8,000%; he could save $8.7 billion.