Add another reason to the list of why left-leaning Washingtonians might not be fans of one of their football team’s quarterbacks: Someone with the name of John Beck donated to GOP contender Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign.
According to records on OpenSecrets.org, John D. Beck doled out $200 on Sept. 21 of this year to the former Massachusetts governor’s campaign. The donor’s profession is listed as “Miami Dolphins/Pro Athlete.”
While Beck’s Romney donation might not raise eyebrows elsewhere, it could draw a penalty from devoted fans of the perpetually struggling hometown team. In the 2008 presidential election, 93 percent of voters in the District went for Barack ObamaBarack ObamaObama promotes bipartisan cures bill Confirm Scott Palk for the Western District of Oklahoma Dean drifts behind in DNC race MORE.
— Ariel Katz contributed to this report.