Quote of the Week: 'You invest in the best people possible.'

"I’ve always said that you do not give money to political candidates. You invest in the best people possible."

—Jim Haslam, in a July 1 story by Tom Humphrey in the News Sentinel that reported on the Sunlight Foundation’s list of major political donors who comprise the “1 percent of 1 percent.” In 2012, eight Haslam family members collectively donated $743,150 to candidates.

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