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September 19, 2009

The N&O's love letter to ACORN

Posted by Rick Henderson at 07:58 AM

This front-page story treats the radical extortionists like some kind of heroes. Nothing about their well-documented (and longstanding) shakedown operations, nothing about how the organization's strong-arm tactics helped fuel the housing crisis, not even a peep of skepticism about how its activism for "living wages" actually denies job opportunities to unskilled workers. And very little about its voter fraud scams.

If you want to know why the public's trust in the mainstream media is cratering, here's the best example. Today, anyway. 

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