Update, 2/27: Given the latest MSNBC discussion touching on Americans Elect with Mark McKinnon, John Lumea points out, I’ve asked MSNBC administration to respond to this information:
To whom it may concern,
As documented here…
… during the month of February 2012, Mark McKinnon has appeared on at least 4 MSNBC shows and [...]
Did Elliot Ackerman and Mark McKinnon just play TV personality Chuck Todd for a chump? Or was Chuck Todd trying to chump the American people too?
On MSNBC yesterday, Chuck Todd invited Elliot Ackerman, COO of the privatized presidential nomination corporation Americans Elect, to come onto his shown and talk about possible presidential candidates. Todd [...]
Talk about inside games.
Despite bylaws and handbooks written by Americans Elect forbidding the Americans Elect organization, its leadership and its staffers from speaking or acting to promote a presidential candidate, it was confirmed earlier today that a day after David Walker was introduced to the country as an Americans Elect presidential contender, Americans Elect [...]
What do Jon Huntsman, Americans Elect and a Goat have in common? None other than Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild. Cue cameras. [...]
Americans Elect characterizes itself as just a platform for a presidential nominating election, not trying to promote or oppose any particular candidacies. But is that really what’s going on?
According to its own corporate bylaws and press declarations, Americans Elect leadership is supposed to remain neutral, refraining from communicating or acting to promote or oppose [...]
Lee Mortimer dismisses as “paranoid” the notion that there might be “super-secret bylaws Americans Elect has re-written, and chosen not to share with the American people,” but it’s hard to come to another conclusion now that a mystery “100,000 rule” has been referred by an Americans Elect insider for the second time in a week.
In addition to being a top political operative, Mark McKinnon is on the list of Official Advisors to Americans Elect, the first-ever corporate effort to run a private nomination for President of the United States.
On September 4 2011, Mark McKinnon interrupted moderator David Gregory on Meet the Press to insert an advertisement for the [...]
At least in terms of labor issues and gender equality, the Senate is strongly out of balance. While the Republicans in the Senate are promoting a hard right wing position that’s far beyond popular American opinion, the Democrats are not counterbalancing the GOP agenda. The Senate Democrats are occupying a centrist position, not a position that’s to the left of American opinion. [...]
Americans Elect aims to accomplish two firsts in 2012:
1. It aims to be the first 501c4 corporation to elect a President of the United States.
2. It aims to be the first-ever presidential nomination process to ditch verification by local elections boards and instead run a private nominating election held entirely online.
Because the [...]
The following is an annotated list of the Board of Advisors for Americans Elect, the 501c4 corporation with plans to nominate its own candidate for President of the United States in 2012. Starting from a previously unpublished Americans Elect document obtained by the Los Angeles Times on July 26 2011, the list below is a [...]