Susan Crown, a member of the Crown wealthy family supported Barack Obama in 2008 before it was clear that Obama despises Israel. Today she is backing Mitt Romney and my be instrumental in a win in Illinois today, should Romney have a win. Susan Crown and her husband William Kunkler live in Chicago.
Crown said in an interview that she was prompted to support Romney after Obama spoke in favor of a return to 1967 borders with land swaps as part of a potential Israeli-Palestinian peace settlement.
“There are a lot of people here who are very disappointed in the president,” said Crown, who co-hosted a fundraiser for Romney last year with her husband. “Illinois is very important because it’s Barack Obama’s home state and it has a lot of independents. I’m an independent and I’m working as hard as I can for Mitt.” Source: Weasel Zippers
Ms. Crown is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Illinois Tools works and she is the founder of the Covenant foundation, “the leading North American program supporting and recognizing leaders in Jewish education.” Crown has many philanthropies in her resume. Thanks to KatyPundit for this story.