Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Turncoat Organizations Abandoning the Base

A number of well-established, single-focus national organizations with large constituencies made headlines recently after taking positions that compromised their founding principles. In effect, they abandoned their missions and original bases of support for political and/or financial gains.......
VFW PAC
AARP
AMA
NRA
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Now, veterans look on in disbelief, seniors see their needs getting short shrift, doctors sense their loss of autonomy and control over how they practice medicine, and gun owners watch their Second Amendment rights being compromised. The primary organizations that they have turned to for support and representation have abandoned them for greater political capital and monetary gains. It's time for other organizations to take hold of these issues and for the betrayed constituencies to recognize that other groups may be in a far better position to meet their needs.
See the full American Thinker article here