Can’t Make This Stuff Up

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September 17, 2008 5:27 p.m.
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McCain supporting Hillary Clinton backer Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, international financier who splits her time between homes in New York and London, says she can’t support Obama because he’s “an elitist” …

In an interview with CNN this summer, Forester did not hide her distaste for eventual Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama.

“This is a hard decision for me personally because frankly I don’t like him,” she said of Obama in an interview with CNN’s Joe Johns. “I feel like he is an elitist. I feel like he has not given me reason to trust him.”

Forester is the CEO of EL Rothschild, a holding company with businesses around the world. She is married to international banker Sir Evelyn de Rothschild. Forester is a member of the DNC’s Democrats Abroad chapter and splits her time living in London and New York.

Sounds like a natural McCain supporter.

More of this the better. Can we arrange for Cruella de Ville’s and Richie Rich’s endorsement of McCain too? Even Endicott Billionson?

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