Twice now within the past year Kindler has given the maximum amount ($2,300) an individual can contribute to a candidate. His name doesn't come up on the donor list for Sen. Barack Obama, Sen. John McCain or Gov. Mike Huckabee. As I've pointed out before, Kindler's support stands in stark contrast to his predecessor Hank McKinnell who was a big backer of President Bush. And here's the leader of the world's biggest drug company giving money to one of the candidates who frequently on the stump says she will "take on" the pharmaceutical companies. No judgements, just pointing out a fact.
I did a quick search of the names of the CEOs of the other major American drugmakers--Bristol-Myers Squibb, Wyeth, Eli Lilly, Schering-Plough, Merck and J & J--and couldn't find any other individual contributions to Obama, McCain, Clinton or Huckabee.