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Who is funding David Brock and admitted drug users Media Matters for America well the liberal outfit.
That has declared war on Fox News.
And he also has some questionable ties to the White House -- well Tucker Carlson is founder of this -- thing dug into the group's finances and found a list of the liberals.
Who are pumping cash into the organization -- Kennedys were under -- Want to state.
-- -- This list is really kind of a who's who from the left isn't it.
Yes it is by that Barbara Streisand foundation the Joyce foundation.
On whose board Barack Obama sat for eight years.
Herb and Marion Sam bush foundation they gave 400000 there of course the people partly behind the sub prime mortgage.
Collapse the stride right foundation the Ford Foundation.
Susie Tompkins fuel I mean basically.
Some of the leaders of the left wing movement in this country and they gave a lot of money almost 29 million dollars right to media matters and.
The -- fund for media and democracy.
Is managed by Bill -- do you think bill lawyers knew that when he was send him money did David Brock.
An admitted liar that he was gonna use the money to try to destroy Fox News -- -- -- Of course Bill Moyers who spent all those many years gathering big paychecks and prestige at public expense -- -- PBS celebrity oh absolutely I mean he's been left wing activist.
For years it up but at public expense which is -- amazing.
You know -- -- but but you look at what OK so they wanted to.
Initially they they you know David Brock who spent some time in the quiet room he would go to these donors he'd say look.
We're going to be -- watchdog group we're gonna keep an eye on the Fox News Channel and Fox News as well and so is it okay here's a great big check.
But you gotta figure she didn't say them by the way we've got this plan -- -- email circulating we're gonna hire part private investigators to follow.
People from not Fox News we're gonna do opposition research into not only people on -- but people behind the scenes.
And executives we're going to destroy -- I'm sure that we're gonna try to destroy.
A private corporation that is in the business of who is -- I think -- -- that.
Of course I knew it that was in their fundraising documents -- -- that's one of the reasons they have gone after Fox News lo these many years because the donors like it.
There's just no question they raised money.
On their attacks against fox in the battle of the also raise it least almost half a million dollars for gun control efforts this was an office with armed people -- and -- assistant at a -- -- of the ironies abound here but there's no question.
That I -- he was the main appeal going after fox is they were able to raise money on that idea.
And and you should you know.
You're talking about David Brock who you know he did have a breakdown famously.
And you -- he's got his personal assistant with an unlicensed Glock in his pocket that's him right there.
Which adjusting for these donors in the bunch -- rich people again they got a lot -- -- -- But if this organization loses it's tax exempt status and there -- number of congressman that's -- would like to see that happen.
They have to pay money and that kept I'm those such contributions wouldn't it.
Well potentially -- -- to claw back which would mean that's exactly right that if the organization would lose its tax exempt status.
Then the people who have given him money would have to return rate in fact have to pay taxes I'm sure that that they gave for it -- Tucker of finally.
This has been such an explosive series -- you've had the daily caller.
Exposing what these people it media matters is doing and yet aside from a few blogs in the Fox News Channel.
Really hasn't gotten much traction in the mainstream media which largely I -- if Karl Rove -- it a right leaning group were work coordinating with Karl Rove during the George.
Busch days to try to bring down any other times this would be a gigantic story and I initiated with the you saw somebody from the Washington Post last night socially.
And you I did approached him.
I did yes I I ran -- I know for the Washington Post last night in and fight it out it out.
If if I had a memo saying that Foxit done this holy smokes is via a Pulitzer Prize winning series now there's been basically.
A media blackout on this I'm not one of those conservatives who whines about left wing bias in the media I hate whining in general.
But if there was ever ever a case study.
-- in willful blindness in collective bias it's this I mean look -- most reporters agree with that fundamentally with the games.
Media matters and so just better to ignore it better not to report on -- know that the press are more -- even and I think people think.
It's pretty distressing really think about it looks like they're all in bed together all right and our.
Tucker Carlson read all about it at the daily caller thank you sir -- Steve our --
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