The media’s belated digging into Jeffrey Epstein’s background is turning up all sorts of details about how he got to where he was. Most of them involve the complicity of Democrats and lefties within his expanding social circle.
Like this bizarre story.
The press started digging into Epstein’s Gatsby-esque rise after the New York Post revealed he flew former President Clinton to Africa on his private Boeing 727 jet. “How Clinton, who took off on Saturday, hooked up with his traveling companions is a mystery—as is his relationship to Epstein,” the Post reported in fall of 2002.
That year, Epstein was even awarded “Best Male Support” at the conclusion of the Stockholm School of Economics’ “Female Economist of the Year” scholarship ceremony. While the business school’s website doesn’t name Epstein, identifying the winner as “an important but for now anonymous Friend,” a Scandinavian magazine did recognize him.
Nordic Reach quoted the scholarship’s founder, New York-based executive Barbro Ehnbom, who said the “Best Male Support” designation was created “to honor a specific Friend who was extra helpful and supportive during the previous year.” The article then listed “New York City Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein” as the 2002 recipient. (IRS records for his charity, Epstein Interests, show a $25,000 donation to the school for the tax year beginning in June 2001 and ending in May 2002. His other nonprofit, the C.O.U.Q. Foundation, donated at least $125,000 to the school from 2005 to 2010, tax returns show.)
Barbro Ehnbom is a Swedish executive who appears to be a Democrat donor.
FEC records show her donating to the DNC and through ActBlue. There’s also two donations to Rep. Diana DeGette, a Democrat.
Her platform for female empowerment instead primped an alleged serial sexual abuser.