Progressives for Sale

Secret corporate cash behind Obama-allied think tank, leak reveals

Bill McMorris
The Washington Free Beacon

A liberal think tank with close ties to the Obama administration took money from General Motors and other businesses it did not disclose while campaigning for policies benefitting those companies, according to The Nation magazine.

Members of the “Business Alliance” of the Center for American Progress (CAP) include bailed out car company GM, unsafe Bangladeshi factory utilizer Walmart, and embattled solar energy company First Solar, according to a membership list obtained by the liberal magazine.

CAP, whose chairman is Democratic Party power player John Podesta, was a major proponent of the auto bailout, which used $50 billion of taxpayer money to spare GM a traditional bankruptcy.

The month before GM entered bankruptcy proceedings with the backing of the federal government, CAP posted an article titled, “As General Motors Goes, So Goes the Nation.”…


The article continues at The Washington Free Beacon.



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