Conservatives Seek To Boycott WorldNetDaily

Via MM

How far out there is right-wing website WorldNetDaily? So far out that most of its fellow conservatives are not only disassociating themselves from it as fast as it can, but are actively figuring out how to boycott it. From an Aug. 31 post by Jon Henke at The Next Right noting WND's embrace of the claim that the federal government is building concentration camps for U.S. political dissidents:

The Birthers are the Birchers of our time, and WorldNetDaily is their pamphlet. The Right has mostly ignored these embarrassing people and organizations, but some people and organizations inexplicably choose to support WND through advertising and email list rental or other collaboration. For instance, I have been told that F.I.R.E (The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) -- an otherwise respectable group that does important work -- uses the WND email list. They should stop.

No respectable organization should support the kind of fringe idiocy that WND peddles. Those who do are not respectable.

I think it's time to find out what conservative/libertarian organizations support WND through advertising, list rental or other commercial collaboration (email me if you know of any), and boycott any of those organizations that will not renounce any further support for WorldNetDaily.

Ouch. That's gonna leave a mark -- well, it would if Joseph Farah, Jerome Corsi and crew had any sense of shame.

Oh, and one of the organizations that has rented WND's mailing list is ... the Republican National Committee. Here's a screenshot from an RNC email sent out August 27 on the WND list:

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2 comments:

GottaLaff said... / Aug 31, 2009, 11:09:00 PM  

Hey Codester! I've been meaning to tell you... ahem ::clears throat:: that you rock.

Shrinath said... / Aug 31, 2009, 11:25:00 PM  

The whole so called conservative movement is just a disguise to incite the dormant assault-rifle totting racist to come out and start shooting. What ensues - Civil War ver 2009. It is disgusting to see senior GOP leaders, no not leader - GOP elected closet war mongers parrot the views expressed by Limbaugh and Beck. In any other nation, both of them would be out of their jobs. And in Communist regimes? They would have been summarily executed and the cost of the bullet charged to their families.

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