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Inspired by President Obama’s slash-and-burn tactics on his opponents, Democrats, radical labor, and left-liberal activists have begun full Saul Alinsky-Bill Ayres-style assaults on conservative and libertarian groups. Media Matters for America is the barking brigade leading the charge. A battalion in the war is another website called Color of Change.
Both have received major funding from leftist moneybags George Soros. As usual, Soros’s Open Society Foundations fund efforts to close debate. And the New York Times reported on May 7, “[M]ajor liberal donors including the financier George Soros are preparing to inject up to $100 million into independent groups to aid Democrats’ chances this fall.”
Media Matters is run by David Brock, the outed homosexual and former conservative journalist who hates his old political friends on the right. In February, the Daily Caller exposed Media Matters’ tight working relationship with the Obama White House, Brock’s erratic lifestyle, and what one witness called Brock’s “viciously mean” assaults on employees. And although he’s a major supporter of gun control, Brock employs a bodyguard who illegally carried a concealed firearm in Washington, D.C.
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