Pass the buck, er, ballot box at Sun Valley
In keeping with a tradition held every presidential election year at the confab, Allen & Co passed around a faux ballot box for attendees inviting even their kids to cast their votes for their favorite candidate.
“Obama. I think he’s going to win,” said Sony Corp head Howard Stringer. Many others at the gathering privately pledged support for Obama. The crowd draws a large Hollywood contingent, which is traditionally pro-Democratic and even Republican supporters like Rupert Murdoch have predicted a Democratic landslide in November. Who’d expect Rupert to pick a loser?