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Remember Media Matters for America that ultra liberal outfit that's made it their mission to destroy Fox News Channel all on the taxpayer's time.
They have tax exempt status well that and group's main targets have been revealed and the -- S knew about it all along according to the daily caller.
When founder David Brock first applied for tax exempt status for media matters he told the IRS.
He's targets were business is wealthy Americans.
Turns now more than -- of the daily caller Vince this is the first time anybody has taken a look at media matters application of the IRS had to get it.
This is the first time it's been publicly exposed and we did what any any good journalist should and we submitted a public records request to the Treasury Department.
As -- hey let's see the documents we want to see.
How exactly media matters applied for its tax exempt status and company -- doesn't have to pay taxes in order to do its liberal messaging.
And is very influential so we thought it was the right time to find out how exactly they apply for it.
And here's a quotation from -- original application with the IRS for tax exempt status quote.
It is common for news and commentary by the press to present -- points that tend to.
Overly promote corporate interest the rights of the wealthy and a conservative Christian influenced ideology.
So -- ticket and religion.
That's right and their liberal leanings are no mystery but the fact that they've declared outright an application to the IRS.
That christianity is chief among their targets is eyebrow raising it.
They think that christianity has undue influence in the media in fact -- -- matter says -- -- application that.
The media is dominated by conservative viewpoints than any objective measure shows that that's not true Gallup has measured this question for years and they've always found.
That -- liberal ideology dominates the media in the eyes of American consumers so media matters is coming at this from the perspective of a what's conservative which Christian.
But the truth is if you look at media matters web site.
They're constantly criticizing christianity and its role in public discourse and curiously enough while there.
They're taken on christianity.
That's right and and if you just search for the term Islamic phobic it's everywhere on the media matters web site they accuse everyone of being Islam -- And meanwhile when you have something like the contraception debate going on where the president is attempting to mandate.
Catholic institutions to carry contraception coverage in their insurance programs.
Media matters is running cover for the president talking about.
How all Americans want this there's no reason to worry about what the Christian influences on that's so it is.
It is it's all starting to come together and its interest -- because in their application they've they've made it very clear they're gonna take on business.
They're gonna take on Christians.
And somebody at the IRS said yep sounds good odds let's get -- with tax exempt status he.
Well I you know it this is big misses a liberal group of progressive organization and I.
-- the idea of taking on what they perceive.
As christianity as undue influence of christianity in the media is eyebrow raising decides.
-- the media is overwhelmingly dominated by liberal ideology.
Not conservative Christian ideology as they as they say is a right -- colonies from the daily caller -- thank you very much for bringing this to our attention.
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