The Romney campaign seems to be pulling out all stops to win back "lesser evil" sympathizers on the internet. We would like to know of other fronts you may have encountered. You can post your authenticated evidence in the Comments below. If accepted, we will append to this list:
Here're are two just today from people who should know better:
- Dick Morris Reports(UTube) . Sure, anyone can be anti-Ron Paul, but why be untruthful, plugging a CFR-connected alternative?
- Super PAC American Crossroads The Leadership staff, all GOP crooners.(taxpayer subsidized) .Super PAC American Crossroads Becoming Key to Romney Campaign
- Conservative Majority Fund - mantra of any Republican in the White House will do
By Aug. 6, 2010, groups registered as social welfare organizations, or 501(c)(4)s, as well as super PACs funded entirely by them, had reported spending $8.5 million. That figure has soared to $24.9 million in this cycle.
In 2008, nondisclosing groups reported spending $8.3 million at this point in the campaign season.
In addition, the numbers show a clear break from those of previous cycles in that
Any group claiming 501(c)(4) status under the Internal Revenue Code is supposed to spend less than half its budget on political activity, such as independent expenditures. However, as OpenSecrets Blog has described, some groups spend much of their money on issue ads, and also fund other tax-exempt groups with similar political philosophies that in turn spend their money on advertising...Read more from OpenSecrets>> Spending Reported by Nondisclosing Groups Well Ahead of 2010 - OpenSecrets Blog