HOWARD SCHULTZ: ‘I think it’s obvious Hillary Clinton needs to be the next president…’
(Breitbart) Starbucks founder Howard Schultz — who is contemplating a presidential run as a Democrat — recently attended a private gathering of political donors organized by Mitt Romney, according to a report at Politico.
Politico’s Ben Schrekinger writes that the donors, “convened by” Romney, were unimpressed with the would-be candidate:
Wall Street analysts are wary, and company leadership is nervous, about the effect a Democratic bid by its chairman emeritus could have on Starbucks’ business, given its bipartisan customer base.
If that weren’t discouraging enough, his retirement last month set off a boomlet of pundits urging him not to run.
And his recent appearance at a private gathering of political donors convened by Mitt Romney inspired indifference.
Romney is a Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah’s midterm elections, running to replace incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch’s (R-UT) pending retirement…
“I think it’s obvious Hillary Clinton needs to be the next president,” said Schultz, describing himself as a “life-long Democrat.”…Original Source…