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starroute Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-16-11 07:14 PM
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21. John Fund was not there by accident
He's been pushing the voter fraud angle for years and was heavily involved in the push to tie it to ACORN.

He's also been associated with the Collegiate Network, which gave O'Keefe his start in right-wing college journalism:

Talking Points Memo reported that three of the four men arrested for allegedly attempting to wiretap Sen. Mary Landrieu's office were involved with conservative student newspapers. Stan Dai served as editor-in-chief of George Washington University's GW Patriot, TPM added that, "O'Keefe founded The Centurion at Rutgers and Basel launched The Counterweight at the University of Minnesota-Morris." All three papers are supported by the Collegiate Network.

The Collegiate Network (CN) calls itself "The Home of Conservative College Journalism," and provides financial and technical assistance to student editors and writers of conservative publications at colleges and universities. . . .

CN hosts an annual Editor's Conference featuring right-wing media celebrities, such as John Leo; Weekly Standard editor Fred Barnes; Wall Street Journal editorial writers John Fund, William McGurn, and Robert Bartley; Thomas Sowell; Robert Bork; and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Campus Outrage Awards, referred to as the "Pollys," are nominations by right-wing students to expose "radical campus activists" who "undermine the traditional curriculum, implement speech codes that persecute politically incorrect students, enforce group-identity politics with sensitivity seminars, and treat students with a double-standard emanating from a multiculturalist perspective." The Wall Street Journal has called the Pollys "a great public service."

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