Tag Archives: Restore Our Future

Super PAC Mentality

Politico’s Morning Score on Friday tallied up the Super Tuesday spending spree of the Grand Old PACs in the Republican presidential primary: SUPER TUESDAY AIR WAR – TV, RADIO SPENDING NOW TOPS $6 MILLION: “Mitt Romney’s campaign and super PAC account … Continue reading

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Super PACcadillos (Mitt Romney Edition)

Blowback on the smashmouth Romney GOP presidential primary campaign. 1) Via ABC’s The Note: WATCHDOG GROUP ACCUSES PRO-ROMNEY SUPER PAC OF BREAKING THE LAW. ABC’s Matt Negrin notes that a group that fights for campaign finance disclosures formally filed a complaint with … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Super Tuesday Edition)

Now that the Michigan primary is in their rear-view mirror, the GOP slapfighters have moved on to the (Not So) Super Tuesday states, starting with a kibitzer AFSCME TV spot in Ohio (via Politico): [Politico] reported last week that AFSCME had purchased … Continue reading

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Super (Val) PAC: Handy Clip ‘n’ Save Guide

Third-party political groups are all the rage these days, thanks to the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision deregulating corporate election expenditures. Bottom line: Newly constituted Super PACs can collect as much money as they want from whomever they want … Continue reading

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Shocking! Super PAC Runs Positive Ad!!

When Foster Friess, Rick Santorum’s Sugar Daddy, isn’t making lame jokes about women and Bayer aspirin and  keeping their knees together, he’s usually shoveling money into the pro-Santorum Super PAC Red White and Blue Fund to underwrite trash-talking TV spots … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Mitt Romney & The Detroit Wheels Edition)

Mitt Romney is to the Republican presidential nomination what Ramen noodles are to college students: The candidate of last resort. As such, the Michigan primary could well be Romney’s Last Supper, at least according to the Washington Post: For Romney, … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Daily Beast Edition)

Smart Daily Beast piece by New York ad gal Judith Grey rounding up the GOP presidential primary ads in Florida. Representative excerpts: Mitt Romney is enduring attack ads—accurate and otherwise –by the Gingrich campaign and the pro-Gingrich super PAC Winning Our Future; … Continue reading

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Reagan Dissed Gingrich – Wait, Gingrich Dissed Reagan

From our Cognitive Dissonance Desk: Super PAC Restore Our Future – a wholly owned (but not coordinating) subsidiary of the Romney-industrial complex – is currently running this ad in Florida, which aims to debunk the current claims by Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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PAC Attack! Handy Clip ‘n’ Save Guide

You can’t spit without hitting a Super PAC in the GOP presidential primary, as this helpful chart from Time graphically illustrates (through 1/12/12). Here’s a different way of configuring the list, with links to the groups and related news stories: … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Palmetto Preview Edition)

Just as bigfeet Tom Brokaw and Gail Collins did (Politico Playbook: “Hotel rooms … are freeing up [in New Hampshire] as journalists, including NBC’s Tom Brokaw and New York Times columnist Gail Collins, head straight to South Carolina”), the hardworking … Continue reading

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