By putting themselves on Facebook, these groups are making their political organization completely transparent to and open to manipulation by the very people and organizations they are trying to campaign against.
The Republican Congress voted to give big banks additional power to give their customers the run around – and no one in the world of corporate journalism even reported that the vote took place.
No, there is not a big terrorist threat. No, there is not an epidemic of gun violence in schools or on America’s streets. Nonetheless, in this congressional election year, we can expect to hear stories from representatives and senators trying to convince us of exactly the opposite.