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TWS Contest: Who is Consolacion Esdicul?

5:20 PM, Sep 28, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
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We at THE WEEKLY STANDARD are interested in learning more about a previously unknown (at least to us!) Hong Kong resident who generously donated $811,967 to the liberal lobbying group J Street.  Here's what we know about her: The woman's name is Consolacion Esdicul, but she goes by the diminutive Connie. She appears to be a resident of Happy Valley, Hong Kong. Esdicul is, according to J Street, an associate of Bill Benter, a famously successful international gambler.

TWS Contest: Who is Consolacion Esdicul?

Consolacion Esdicul with Jackie Chan

We assume that somewhere in our wide readership there might be people who can enlighten us about this huge donor to the controversial and mysterious organization J Street. Please email tips and leads to dhalper[at]

Useful tips about Ms. Esdicul will be rewarded with bumperstickers and tote bags from THE WEEKLY STANDARD store

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