Wednesday, February 18, 2015

50 Million Down The Tubes: How 17 Conservative PACs Are Spending Their Money

The late, great Eric Hoffer once said that, “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” Some people have started to wonder whether that’s happened to groups in the conservative movement – and that’s understandable. Reports about sleazy activities by conservative groups have not exactly been in short supply over the last couple of years. Damaging stories have popped up on the Daily Beast[1], Mother Jones[2], Washington Post[3], the Politico[4] and at the Daily Caller[5] among other outlets. Additionally, for those of us who have a lot of friends in the Tea Party and among grassroots conservatives, stories of abuse have become rampant. That may be why you’ve heard people like Ann Coulter and Dana Loesch publicly suggesting that there are groups out there ripping people off.

Read more at Right Wing News
(Hat tip: KimR)

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