Skip to comments.The Republican Answer to George Soros's Money (Steven Law's American Crossroads)
Posted on 09/19/2010 7:36:27 AM PDT by reaganaut1
President Obama warned in a speech last month that the fall campaign season will see "a flood of attack ads run by shadowy groups with harmless-sounding names," which will "spend unlimited amounts of money to influence our elections." The midterm could amount to nothing less, he added, than "the corporate takeover of our democracy."
The president's speechwriters may well have had Steven Law in mind, or at least they should have. He is the president and CEO of American Crossroads, a new independent outfit that will spend more than $50 million this yearalmost all from large individual (not corporate) donationson behalf of Republican candidates. The goal, as it was for Democrats in 2008, is change.
"I think voters decided to give the Democrats a two-year chance to fix the economy," Mr. Law says in his spartan headquarters a few blocks from the White House. "Instead Democrats thought they had two years to radically transform the country in ways that voters didn't want. And as a result I think large numbers of Democrats are going to lose their jobs."
Of course, the irony of laments by Democrats such as Mr. Obama about (Republican) money in politics is that most outside dollars are being spent in the service of liberal candidates and causes. The progressive left has spent the better part of a decade building an archipelago of tightly linked third-party groups: MoveOn.org, Democracy Alliance, the Center for American Progress, their spinoffs and dozens of others. Bankrolled in large part by billionaires like George Soros and Peter Lewis, and along with more traditional institutions like organized labor and the environmental lobby, these organizations are effectively a shadow party that operates outside the ambit of the Democratic Party.
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He’s projecting again:
“shadowy groups with harmless-sounding names,” which will “spend unlimited amounts of money to influence our elections.”
Moveon.org, Soros, and “pro-choice” groups, to start the list of REAL culprits.
This is KARL ROVE’s fundraising organization. DO NOT DONATE TO IT.
Add ACORN to the harmless sounding list, too.
AMERICAN CROSSROADS is led by KARL ROVE. DO NOT DONATE TO IT. Donate to the INDIVIDUAL CANDIDATES.
american crossroad is karl rove, establishment pro castle group
American Crossroads is a ROMNEY shadow group run by KARL ROVE and ED GILLESPIE. Do your research.
They are part of the problem.
The AnnointedIdiot is not only a walking, talking, and breathing liar, he is a hypocrite “warning” against something that is “A-OK” for him to do or have but not for his opponents.....go frakin grief, 2012 cannot get here soon enough! =.=
The pubbie national committee has called several times and I just tell them about their backing of crist, castle and in the last election cycle snarlen arlen.
They will never get another dime from me, directly to cnadidates.
Top donors to the organization:
Another donor to this organization:
B. Wayne Hughes
President Obama warned in a speech last month that the fall campaign season will see “a flood of attack ads run by shadowy groups with harmless-sounding names,” which will “spend unlimited amounts of money to influence our elections.”
$800,000,000 AGAIN ???