Trumka on Wisconsin Astroturfing–‘So what?’

John Verum Serum 2/23/2011

Well, you have to admire his honesty. Asked by an unknown progressive blogger about charges that OFA and other groups were Astroturfing Wisconsin protests, Trumka doesn’t deny it. His response: “So what?” He goes on to say that this situation has really galvanized solidarity among all progressive groups:

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Think Stupidity

John Hinderaker Power Line 2/21/2011

…Governor Walker’s position is endorsed by a majority of Wisconsin voters, as well as several conservative groups, some of which have gotten modest amounts of support from conservative philanthropists. In what world is that some kind of scandal?

Certainly not in the world of Think Progress, which is entirely a […]

DNC ‘seminar caller’ campaign to hijack talk radio fails miserably

Kathy Shaidle Conservative Politics Examiner 2/1/2010

On Friday, Matthew Vadum and I told you about “On the Air,” a new astroturfing project from Obama Organizing for America, the activist wing of the DNC.

Volunteers were supposed to go to the “On the Air” website, then follow instructions on how to listen to the radio and […]

Astroturfing: Obama plans to flood conservative talk radio with liberal talking points

Mark Hemingway Washington Examiner 2/26/2010

Organizing for America, the powerful activist organization with some 13 million email addresses that grew out of the Obama campaign, has launched a new website — The website provides users with the name of a talk show that’s going on right at that moment and what is being discussed. […]

Ellie Light: Obama Astroturfer?

[“…I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and […]