Apparently, Only Conservatives Spend Money on Politics

Attendees at the 2013 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Houston, Texas.

Alex Griswold notices the bizarre way in which the Treasury’s 501(c)(4) rule change is being reported in the press. Here’s the headline on CNN’s story:

NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS

And here’s the opening to the piece:

Some nonprofit groups will no longer have to give the IRS the names of donors who give them $5,000 or more.

Among the groups that will no longer have to report donors are the National Rifle Association, various chambers of commerce, and groups focused on particular issues, such as Americans for Prosperity, which has been closely associated with the Koch brothers. But the ruling also applies to groups like the NAACP, labor unions and volunteer fire departments.

What’s the…

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