Sponsored Content
« Underemployed Angry Man of Retirement Age Shouts Insults at Passers-By | Main | Office of Inspector General Issues Criminal Referral on Andrew McCabe »
April 19, 2018

Former Staffer Complains That Egg McMuffin Hasn't Paid Many Staffers and Never Plans to Do So

Eternal values. Unwavering principles. Uncompromising character.

Fly-by-night deadbeat. Slick-skulled grifter. Shiftless light-fingered nosferatu.

Former presidential candidate Evan McMullin owes his former campaign staff members tens of thousands of dollars and most believe he has no intention of ever paying them, a former campaign worker tells The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Right before McMullin’s failed bid for president in 2016 as the conservative alternative to President Donald Trump, the campaign was inundated with debt. The disastrous fiscal situation was a combination of frivolous spending by McMullin and his campaign manager Joel Searby, according to the former staffer.

McMullin received news weeks before Election Day 2016 about how dire the campaign's finances were, and he had "no remorse" and said "I have qualms about this thing ending badly in debt," the former staffer claimed. McMullin's cavalier attitude towards the campaign's spending struck many as a surprise, particularly because he billed himself as a fiscal conservative, he added.

The staffer also claims the campaign never paid him somewhere between 12-15 thousand dollars on top of a few thousand dollars in reimbursements. While he has since recovered, he expressed concern about former staffers with "families and children."


"To me, Evan didn't really seem to understand or care that there were families that this debt really hurt," the former staffer said. "He doesn't want to make good on any of this."

Both McMullin and his running mate Mindy Finn have tried raising funds in Silicon Valley for future political endeavors with little success. Currently, the two lead Stand Up Republic, an advocacy group focused on criticizing the president and pressuring House Republicans to take action against what they see as Trump’s policy of "[conceding] to Vladimir Putin."

Their work with Stand Up Republic, which is funded primarily by the Democracy Fund, is their primary source of income, the former staffer said.

"There’s no way he could have any other source of income, he never landed a contributorship" with either MSNBC or CNN, he said.


Daniel Greenfield writes this about "The Democracy Fund:"

The Democracy Fund is a creature of Persian billionaire Pierre Omidyar. He's also the guy behind The Intercept. While McMullin lectures us on national security, his sugar daddy funds a site most closely associated with terrorist supporters like Glenn Greenwald.

That's too harsh about Gleen, but it is interesting that the allegedly super-hard-core national security hawk is funded nigh-exclusively by a guy who is simultaneously pushing a leftwing, peace-at-any-costs, more-people-die-in-car-crashes-than-in-terrorist-attacks site.

It's almost like the mission is just to weaken America and make it less of an influence, not more of one, in the wider world.

Conservatives should totally get behind Egg McMuffin. Ehhh... it's not for you. It's more of a Shelbyville kind of idea.

McMullin... McMullin... McMullin... McMullin...

Oh by the way: What was the name of con artist who foisted this other con artist on us?

Didn't Bill Kristol -- master of the Long Con on strong cons -- have something to do with cooking this grift up?

digg this
posted by Ace of Spades at 03:30 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Divide by Zero [/i]: " [i]If neither satisfies you, stay home. Post ..."

stuart.j.mckinnon@gmail.com: "de-sock ..."

confederatefifth: "We currently have a Senate more concerned about Uk ..."

Indignacio Vindacatorem: ""We need to have a senator with no uncertain loyal ..."

Cat Ass Trophy, Christian Nationalist, Defiant! : "Mitch will burn the house down as he leaves. ..."

TheJamesMadison, searching for the Invisible Man with Dracula and Frankenstein's monster: "387 Confederatefifth comes here to argue. That's i ..."

Notsothoreau: "Confederatefifth comes here to argue. That's it. ..."

Someguy's: "368 So, yes, debt fueled govt spending does increa ..."

Tom Servo: "369 And, now that I think about it - this race is ..."

Cat Ass Trophy, Christian Nationalist, Defiant! : "Herschel Walker raped me. I just remembered. ..."

Lizzy: ">>And, now that I think about it - this race is a ..."

confederatefifth: "Hit your head again, In Fairness? Posted by: Addi ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64