More like the Gerbil.
In response to an article in Thursday’s National Review by Byron York where the columnist accused the Soros-funded Media Matters for America of being “an avowedly political institution,” the liberal smear outfit let loose with perhaps the funniest lines of the campaign season to date:
Media Matters is not, as the National Review claims, “an avowedly political institution,” but a nonpartisan, progressive nonprofit that is unaffiliated with any political party or candidate.
Gibson also claimed Media Matters “get[s] Soros support.” As Media Matters has repeatedly noted, it has received no money from philanthropist George Soros — either directly or indirectly.
For the record as York points out, Media Matters is a non-profit 501(c)(3) and is therefore precluded from engaging in any partisan activity. But the laughable denial above only shows the breath taking dishonesty of the group when it comes to their mission, best described as smearing Republicans and their allies.
And the blatant lie about Soros not funding Media Matters “directly or indirectly” flies in the face of the organization’s own statements on the matter as well as several investigations - one by York himself - regarding their ties to the mysterious Mr. Soros: