Friday, May 29, 2009

Patients United Now - Their Corporate Funders

I just love how all of these opposition groups to President Obama’s health care plan front like they’re real, grassroots organizations. AHIP’s Campaign for an American Solution? Fake! Rick Scott’s Conservatives for Patients’ Rights? Funded with his ill-gotten gains. And now there’s Patients United Now.

As I noted yesterday, Patients United Now (or PUN for short!), is a front group for Americans for Prosperity, a group behind the lobbyist-funded tea parties last month. Igor Volsky at Think Progress has put together some of the history of Americans for Prosperity. Even though on PUN’s website they claim that they are “people just like you,” they are actually just corporate-funded lobbyists

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