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Home | Political Commentary | Astroturf Watch: Kochzilla Caught Planting Faux Seeds Again

Astroturf Watch: Kochzilla Caught Planting Faux Seeds Again

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In the realm of bare-knuckles dirty politics, “astroturf” is a term used to describe a bogus grassroots campaign. And thanks to the enterprising work…

… of two reporters at Playboy.com, Mark Ames and Yasha Levine, it looks as if another such operation has been exposed. Ames and Levine connect the dots between Rick Santelli's bizarre (and heavily hyped) rant on CNBC early last week, a couple of domain names, something called the "Sam Adams Alliance," and the oligarchic Koch family, who have been tied to previous astroturf campaigns. So what's holding you up? Go read…

Crossposted to APJ.
 

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