Sal Russo is a unique character in the GOP. He scams the scammers.
The charity was launched in part by Sal Russo, one of the most prominent figures in the Tea Party movement.
When Rachel Maddow aired this criticism of CNN for their promotion of Michele Bachmann's "Tea Party" response to the State of the Union Address and of CNN for promoting the astroturf Tea Party Express on their network for months on end as well, I wondered if Howard Kurtz would respond to it. Well he did, but par for the course, he completely ignored the criticism of CNN promoting Sal Russo's group.
Rachel Maddow Takes CNN To Task For Airing Bachmann's Speech And Promoting Astroturf Tea Party Express
From AmericaBlog -- Maddow: The story behind Michelle Bachmann's speech — it was a manufactured 'event' by CNN & a Republican for-profit consultant: Stunning. It appears from Rachel Maddow's reporting that there's a larger story behind the
Somebody got on Tweety's bad side tonight... the Tea Party Express' Sal Russo. Joan Walsh didn't get a chance to say much during the segment but she has more here at Salon -- The skewering of Sal Russo: Live by the Tea Party, die by the Tea
Apparently Fox's Greta Van Susteren and Griff Jenkins find no irony in trying to paint the "Tea Party" movement, a.k.a. the Republican astroturf rebranding effort, as some "leaderless" group during a segment which features all of those corporate
Schieffer Allows Tea Party Express Founder Russo To Pretend They're Not Just Another Republican Astroturf Group
Well, Bob Schieffer dropped the ball badly -- and that's putting it nicely -- while interviewing Tea Party Express founder Sal Russo this weekend on Face the Nation. Schieffer allowed Russo to pretend that his group is really just a grassroots