Friday, September 24, 2010

Fake Interest Group, Tied to Rove, Has Hands in Alaska Politics

Alternet by Adele Stan

The New York Times‘ Mike McIntire has a great piece of enterprise journalism on the paper’s front page today, outlining how interest groups with generic-sounding names can wield undue influence in a state’s electoral politics, even if the “group” is just one political operative halfway across the globe. Of course, that influence is greatly helped if you’re in a partnership with former Bush adviser Karl Rove:

“Americans for Job Security has no purpose other than to cover various money trails all over the country,” the staff of the Alaska Public Offices Commission said in a report last year.

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Alternet by Adele Stan

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