Misleading Ads Belittle Mysterious Groups

by Vince

Confusing, isn’t it? The somewhat recent Citizens United Supreme Court case allows this to be legal but then allows for groups to hypocritically make adds against other “mysterious” politicians, campaigns, or groups. Enter Americans for Prosperity:

Weigel has more:

Americans for Prosperity, is funded by billionaire oil men, David and Charles Koch, to promote Republican candidates who support their right-wing agenda and corporate interests. The group has gone to great lengths to conceal information about its donors and their motives, but the New Yorker magazine recently revealed that this group has been quietly guiding the organizing efforts of the Tea Party — in other words, billionaire oilmen secretly underwriting what the public has been told is a grass-roots movement for change in Washington.

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