POLITICS

FreedomWorks Orchestrates 'Grassroots' Movements To Serve Dick Armey's Corporate Clients

05/15/2009 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

ThinkProgress reported last week that corporate lobbyists are helping to orchestrate the anti-Obama tea party protests. These lobbying-run front groups, along with promotion help from Fox News, are organizing the tea parties by calling right-wing activists and asking them to organize. They are also coordinating conference calls among activists, writing press releases, providing sign ideas, building websites supporting the protests, and distributing talking points so that the protesters can stay on message.

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