MN Gov: Post-Citizens United Electioneering Gets a Case Study

By: Monday August 9, 2010 6:08 am

One of the first results of the Citizens United ruling is the creation of the business-funded group MN Forward, the allegedly “bipartisan” outfit whose actual political leanings may be divined by the following evidence: Its head honcho is Brian McClung, who less than two months ago was the deputy chief of staff Tim Pawlenty; and its first TV ads have been for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer, who is essentially Pawlenty without the mullet and even less humanity.

But a funny thing happened on the way to buying yet another corporate-friendly Republican governor. A couple of funny things, actually.

 

Business as Usual? Target, Best Buy Donate to Anti-LGBT Candidates via MN Forward

By: Thursday July 29, 2010 4:00 pm

Target Corp. and Best Buy are proving that their profits are the most important thing in the long run, not the long-term rights of all the people — employees and customers — in areas where they do business.

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