Newswire: Someone’s already filed a pro-Kanye SuperPac with the FEC
Less than three days into his deadly serious bid for a 2020 presidential nomination, rapper Kanye West has already begun accruing powerful must-haves for his eventual run. We’re not talking about his massive fame and worldwide name recognition, though, nor the winking endorsement he received from the Democratic Party. No, what Kanye has on his side now is something far more powerful, the most important tool in an American candidate’s political arsenal: a SuperPac.
Operating under the name Ready For Kanye, the committee was filed with the Federal Election Commission earlier this week. Formed with no apparent input from West, the committee—an independent organization that can raise money to fund messages supporting a candidate’s political views, or possibly just to promote its members’ love of Hall And Oates—was formed by Baltimore political activist Eugene Craig
Interestingly, Craig is a Republican, and expressed his hope that …