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 ObamaPentagon head opposed Manning commutation: reports Trump transition on Africa: Asking the wrong questions Trump puts pressure on GOP Congress MORE.
— Ariel Katz contributed to this report.