"...Among the group's leaders are two media consultants who played key roles in the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ads in 2004 and the Willie Horton ad in 1988, both of which helped defeat Democratic presidential candidates.
"The American Future fund has been tied to the 1988 'Willie Horton' ad and the 2004 'Swift Boat Veterans for Truth' ads. (Sources: AmericanFutureFund.com, Wikipedia, SwiftVets.com)
"The American Future Fund (AFF), operating out of Des Moines, is sponsoring advocacy advertisements in closely contested congressional races from New York to Louisiana to Minnesota and Colorado. It is one of the most ambitious conservative independent expenditure groups to emerge in 2008...."
The Iowa Independent, 8/19/08
Who didn't see that coming? That is not to say, that Progressives cannot hire such similiar ad agencies.
This is just the kind of outfit that will benefit from the Free Speech granted corporate America by SCOTUS. We can expect many more such ads and while it's easy to say Progressives can do the same, well, George Soros' pockets are only so deep.
The war industry really doesn't have to spend any more to get pro-weapons people elected, already both parties bow before National Security.
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