Skip to comments.Mike Allen's 'Politico Playbook'—'Presented' By Gabby Giffords' Gun-Control Group
Posted on 07/01/2013 4:30:58 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
News organizations gotta pay the bills. Nothing's more normal than a newspaper, magazine or websiteNewsBusters includedselling advertising, including ads by political or issue-advocacy groups.
But somehow it felt different to have opened my morning email from Mike Allen's "Politico Playbook" and find this message [screencap after jump] at the very top: "POLITICO Playbook, presented by the Rights and Responsibilities Tour by Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly." Allen's column often features ads from issue-advocacy groups, ranging across the issue spectrum. But to so identify the column with sponsorship by one side of a controversial political issue would seem to raise serious journalistic issues.
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Can Mike Allen and Politico really claim to be non-partisan when identifying themselves so closely with a highly-partisan sponsor? Ping to Today show list.
Mikey ‘s wife works for the DNC so miry is a subcontractor at one of the Marxist’s PR divisions .
Mikey and his wife attend all the WH Private parties and he is one of Slow Joe’s water gun pals .
All of DC needs to jailed with Mikey and his Commie wife be the first put on trial for Crimes against this country .
Mike Allen’s ‘Playbook’ is just a continuation of Ezra Klein’s ‘Journolist,’ where lazy reporters go to get their stories for the day, all slanted to the Left.
Also, keep in mind that the GOP-E poo-bahs are all buddies with Allen and have him on speed-dial. Anytime they want to backstab a Conservative, like Sarah Palin, they use Politico as their weapon of choice.
Why do they call this a Gabby Giffords Group?
Her husband started it so he could milk his 15 minutes and make a buck doing it.