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Americans Elect PR Campaign Begins with Grassroots Claim. Source?

In the 2008 presidential election campaign, the Unity08 Section 527 corporation tried to elect its own president and vice president of the United States in party by coordinating a media campaign of fawningly praiseful messages by beltway-connected insiders who often had personal connections of some sort to the Unity08 leadership.

In the dawning 2012 presidential […]

Conservative Jabber Machine Continues to Spew Amazing Untrue News. Stand up to it.

Two weeks ago, an anonymous piece in the American Spectator alleged that the office of U.S. Representative Henry Waxman met with the Federal Communications Commission to plan various ways to end free speech on the Internet. This anonymous piece provides no documentation of the claim, which runs counter to Waxman’s civil libertarian record.

One week […]

Planting Artificial Grassroots, Plug by Plug

For the better part of a year, I’ve been wondering how Unity08 could have mustered the arrogance needed to refer to itself as a “grassroots organization” without bursting into laughter. After all, the Random House dictionary defines the adjective “grassroots” as “of, pertaining to, or involving the common people, esp. as contrasted with or separable […]