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[Washington Babylon]

When You Hear the Word “Freedom,” Reach For your Wallet

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Now here’s a sweet deal:

Step 1: Set up your own Political Action Committee.

Step 2: Raise a million dollars in $20 contributions from little old ladies.

Step 3: Pay yourself and your partners almost all of the money while giving only a fraction of the amount to the candidates that the little old ladies thought they were giving to.

It’s the story of the “Freedom Defense Fund,” which was supposed to raise money for GOP candidates. As reported by Roll Call.

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