If you've got the money honey .... | Arkansas Blog

Friday, July 17, 2009

If you've got the money honey ....

Posted By on Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 11:01 AM

... the American Conservative Union will say just about whatever.

The American Conservative Union asked FedEx for a check for $2 million to $3 million in return for the group’s endorsement in a bitter legislative dispute, then flipped and sided with UPS after FedEx refused to pay.

For the $2 million plus, ACU offered a range of services that included: “Producing op-eds and articles written by ACU’s Chairman David Keene and/or other members of the ACU’s board of directors. (Note that Mr. Keene writes a weekly column that appears in The Hill.)

Is this really different than the proliferation of right-wing think tanks and pundits who produce what rich patrons order up?

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