Skip to comments.Left-Wing D.C. Political Firm Extends its Influence in Montana Democratic Politics
Posted on 06/13/2013 10:12:29 PM PDT by george76
An ongoing Media Trackers investigation into the D.C.-based, left-wing political firm Hilltop Public Solutions continues to yield evidence of that organizations influence in Montana politics and the Montana Democratic Party.
The firm is currently the subject of a Montana Office of Political Practices complaint which alleges that the group illegally coordinated expenditures on behalf of Gov. Steve Bullocks election campaign, using funds provided by left-wing dark money groups and Political Action Committees.
Furthermore, Hilltop partner Barrett Kaiser has close ties to former Baucus Chief of Staff and President Obamas 2012 Campaign Manager, Jim Messina. Messina now heads the presidents political committee Organizing for America and recently spearheaded the groups efforts to implement the presidents gun control measures;which are overwhelmingly opposed.
Opposition aside, firms like Hilltop continue to push left-wing measures in Montana, often using questionable methods in which to do so.
Media Trackers investigation has thus far revealed Hilltops efforts in stacking local school boards with trustees favorable to big union interests, exposed firm employees creating astro-turf political blogs to manipulate grassroots perceptions in the state, as well as documented efforts by Hilltop operatives to channel Washington, D.C. dark money into Montana in an attempt to sway statewide elections while posing as advocates of conservative or libertarian political principles.
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I imagine this type of effort is being launched in every state.