Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Organizing for Action Fundraising Off Navy Yard Massacre

    Organizing for Action (OFA), President Obama's old campaign organization-turned lobbying group, sent out an email tonight from the Executive Director, Jon Carson, with the subject "Navy Yard."  It begins, "If you're like me, you heard the news about the 12 Americans who died in D.C.'s Navy Yard shooting -- and you had those familiar feelings of grief and frustration."  Included in the email are two links to the Barackobama.com website where visitors are invited to "Add your name to tell Congress to take action and, if you'd like, tell us why you're fighting," and enter an email address:

    Upon entering an email addresses, visitors are then taken to the now familiar donations page, where a donation of up to $1,000 is solicited:

    OFA has a history of fundraising off tragedies, such as the Sandy Hook shooting last December.

    Here is the Navy Yard email in it's entirety:

Note: The Lonely Conservative picked up on this as well, having received the same email.

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