‘Oops,’ Part Infinity

“oops,” said Internet power-user Mark Faceberg.

New York Post: Schumer got $50K in donations from Facebook — and his daughter got a job

Facebook employees, including some at the top of its corporate pyramid, have helped fill Schumer’s campaign coffers – and he’s returned the favor by carrying water for the social media giant in Congress, according to a recent report.


And Alison Schumer, the senator’s youngest of two daughters, works as a Facebook product marketing manager – which pays an average of $160,000, according to Glassdoor.com.


“It sure looks hinky,” political strategist Susan Del Percio told The Post. “This is an industry that’s been trying for years to fend off heavy government regulation by actively cultivating relationships with senators and House members.”

Last week, it emerged that Schumer has been a strong advocate of Facebook on Capitol Hill. He pressured Sen. Mark Warner (D- Virginia), one of Facebook’s most aggressive challengers in Congress, to back off from investigating the company, according to The New York Times.


Schumer’s support of Facebook remained steadfast even as it emerged that Russian trolls were using the social media platform to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. The company’s also come under fire for lax privacy standards leading to the exposure of users’ personal data.

We’re not saying that there is any swampy, quid pro quo goin’ on here (well, yes we are saying that), but we are Schumer is a swampy SOB who adds no tactical value to the Democrats in the Senate, and he should have been removed from leadership.

And Faceberg bought him.

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4 Responses to ‘Oops,’ Part Infinity

  1. Jules MomCat says:

    …”And another one bites the dust–uh huh! Another one bites the dust!”

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  2. Ehh, he’s Schumer. “Rented” is more appropriate…but glad to see the Dims re-elected him Minority Leader, wouldn’t want to, you know, pursue a Democratic Party agenda! Heavens!

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    • osirisopto says:

      With Schumer in the back seat, Pelosi in the front and Ellis driving the DNC I’m sure the D’s can alienate enough of the party to give trump his second historic electoral victory.

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  3. roket says:

    But, but, but Schumer the Schill is very good at writing strongly worded letters. Mkay.

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