Who's Giving Cash to Media Matters for America?

The Daily Caller, continuing its yeoman work in exposing the Democratic scam that is Media Matters for America, has a comprehensive piece out today running down the list of donors to MMFA since 2003.  Here’s what they came up with:

  • The Tides Foundation, a George Soros-backed left-wing group, donated just under $4.4 million (although Soros’ cash for Tides was earmarked for other purposes).  Soros wasn’t done yet, though – his Open Society Institutes donated another $1.1 million.  Chalk up one for the international money-man socialist.
  • The Ford Foundation gave nearly $1 million – an especially odd funding choice, given the fact that the Ford Foundation is supposed to be about charitable causes rather than political ones.
  • The Sandler Foundation, headed up by subprime mortgage lenders Herb and Marion Sandler, handed over $400,000.
  • Even MoveOn.org – remember when they were relevant? – forked over $50,000.
  • Celebrity nitwit Barbra Streisand’s foundation gave the group $85,000; celebrity uber-nitwit Norman Lear’s foundation handed over $55,000, too.
  • And, of course, the Joyce Foundation – a group on whose board one Barack Hussein Obama sat from 1994 to 2002 – gave $400,000, too.

Overall, it’s clear that MMFA is at the forefront of a network of like-minded “charitable organizations” passing the hat for the Democratic Party worldview.


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