Morgan Freeman Gives Obama Huge Campaign Boost
Donates $1M to pro-Obama super PAC
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 19, 2012 10:13 AM CDT
Morgan Freeman arrives for the European premiere of his latest film 'The Dark Knight Rises' in London's Leicester Square on July 18, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Max Nash   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Obama, has been struggling, raising just $6 million last month—and one-sixth of that came from a single source: Actor Morgan Freeman is putting his money where his mouth is, Politico reports, donating a cool million bucks to the super PAC. In a statement, Freeman praised Obama, saying he has "done a remarkable job in historically difficult circumstances." He specifically lauded the end of combat operations in Iraq, Wall Street reforms, ObamaCare, his choices in Supreme Court justices, and the Detroit bailout.

"I am proud to lend my voice—and support—to those who defend him," said Freeman. "Priorities USA Action is doing a great job of protecting the values I believe in. I am happy to help them and I hope others will join me."

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ObamaliberalsSuck
Aug 23, 2012 1:32 PM CDT
Morgan Freeman is a RACIST ASSHOLE BLACK ACTOR, SO?? DID ANYONE THINK A BLACK WOULD SUPPORT ANYONE BUT OBAMA?? BLACKS ARE THE BIGGEST RACIST TODAY, LOOK AT HOW THEY EXPECT EVERYONE TO VOTE FOR THEM, BUT BLACKS VOTE BLACK PERIOD!!!! BTW FREEMAN IS A CLOSET GAY, I WISH HE WOULD JUST COME OUT ALREADY, GET HIS TEMPER UNDER CONTROL!!!!!
USLady
Jul 20, 2012 6:42 PM CDT
Actors like to waste money don't they! why support someone who wants to enslave his own people?
right2dave
Jul 20, 2012 8:16 AM CDT
Crappy actor and gay.