Washington, DC was the home of Americans Elect, the corporate enterprise that attempted to elect a president friendly to finance capital in 2012. Former junk bond prince Peter Ackerman housed the political corporation’s headquarters a mere block away from the White House.
I write in the past tense because Americans Elect exists only in the past tense. Washington DC corporate registration data show Americans Elect’s status has officially changed to “dissolved”:
Until someome remembers to yank it down, the official Facebook account will remain stuck at 460,000 curiously obtained “likes,” the exact same number it’s been stuck at for 8 months. The delinquent report letters against Americans Elect (like this one in Florida) will pile up unanswered. The people behind the operation may return in another vehicle featuring different stock footage of fictitional supporters, but Americans Elect is dead.