On BoingBoing.net: How Mitt Romney’s anti-gay billionaire backer tried to silence critics

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Billionaire anti-gay campaigner and Mitt Romney campaign co-finance chair Frank VanderSloot is whitewashing his tarnished image with a public relations campaign. After years of trying to silence journalists critical of him and his record, all that’s left to do is dodge the difficult questions.

After a recent scathing commentary from Salon’s Glenn Greenwald, echoed nationwide on MSNBC by “The Rachel Maddow Show, VanderSloot’s history of threatening critics was exposed. The game changed. But his efforts only highlight a long record of local campaigning whose dirty tricks and litigious tactics now deserve national attention….

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One thought on “On BoingBoing.net: How Mitt Romney’s anti-gay billionaire backer tried to silence critics

  1. This is a great piece of reporting! You are doing an excellent job of focusing on how someone like VanderSloot can get away with bullying others, while trying to project a “white and delightful” image. Keep going!

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