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fat cat

noun affluent contributor, contributor with deep pockets, moneyed contributor, rich backer, rich connributor, wealthy campaign contributor, wealthy contributor, wealthy donor, wealthy supporter
Associated concepts: campaign finance laws, election laws, limits on campaign contributions, publicly funded campaigns
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Ultimately, the Government could stop the bonuses but Osborne is the politician who needs the fat-cat bankers more than anyone else.
NEVER mind fat-cat bosses, what about fat-cat lawyers?
In other words, we get a deal manufactured in Romer's back room sold to us by the best public relations campaign fat-cat donors can buy.
And it is in stark contrast with other fat-cat deals such as the 135 per cent increase pocketed by Sainsbury's chief executive Dino Adriano.
Britain's fat-cat bosses were put on fire bomb alert last night - after an attack on the home of the fattest cat of all.
My complaint is with fat-cat bosses such as BT's Sir Peter Bonfield, who managed to squander pounds 4.