Dustin Moskovitz is awake. Now conservative big donors need to wake up to reality. As of yet, they haven’t. They think they can succeed on the cheap, or by donating to idiotic political consultants that run super pacs. I’ve written about the fact that liberal donors are smarter than conservative donors — I’ve linked the articles here: The Republican Industrial Complex Has Turned Missteps into Millions.
Here is Joel B. Pollak writing at Breitbart.com:
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz announced late Thursday that he will be donating $20 million to far-left groups as part of an effort to defeat Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the November election.
Recipients include organizations directly tied to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, but also to radical left groups such as MoveOn.org and Color of Change, meaning that Moskovitz’s money will fund anti-conservative attacks beyond the election itself.
MoveOn.org and Color of Change were both listed as organizations devoted to suppressing freedom speech in a recent book by Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberly Strassel, The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Silencing Free Speech.
Strassel notes that MoveOn.org spread false information during the 2010 midterm elections about foreign donations to Republicans through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and that it has organized boycotts of companies, like Target, that dare to speak out about politics.
Likewise, Strassel documents Color of Change’s involvement in pressing ABC News to drop Andrew Breitbart from election night coverage in 2010, and boycotting advertisers on Fox News until Glenn Beck left the channel.
Moskovitz’s money will, no doubt, fund similar efforts in future. He still owns a significant stake in Facebook itself, which was recently accused of suppressing news from conservative outlets.
Moskovitz, who is worth over $10 billion, acknowledges that he may be criticized for using his money in an effort to sway the election: “This decision was not easy, particularly because we have reservations about anyone using large amounts of money to influence elections.”
Read more: Breitbart.com
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