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Wed Jan 30, 2013, 10:38 PM

Looking for Organizing for Action website? You've reached the NRA [View all]

Source: LA Times

WASHINGTON — Derek Bovard, a 40-year-old computer technician in Castle Rock, Colo., was up watching Fox News early the morning of Jan. 18 when he saw the news that President Obama’s advisors were launching a new advocacy group called Organizing for Action.

Bovard jumped on the computer and snapped up the domain name Organizingforaction.net. He then proceeded to configure the site so all hits are directed to the website for the National Rifle Assn. – the very group that Obama is facing off against in his efforts to toughen gun laws.

“I’m for the Second Amendment,” Bovard said. “I’m not in agreement with a lot of things that are going on right now. If they don’t like it, they can buy it from me.”

Bovard, who paid about $10 to register the site, said he’d sell it for “somewhere around $10,000.”

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-organizing-for-action-website-nra-20130129,0,3159504.story

How the hell did OFA mess up so very badly? This doesn't seem like something a tech-savvy team would do; methinks Obama's campaign staff handed their database over to neophytes.

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