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General News    H4'ed 3/3/20

More Trashy Attack Bernie Propaganda from Dark Money Group Big Tent Spending $868,000 on Super Tuesday

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In a filing with the FEC on Tuesday, Big Tent revealed it had spent $868,000 on digital ads opposing Bernie in Super Tuesday states. The organization is not legally required to disclose its donors the same way campaigns and political action committees are.

One of the advertisements, targeting voters in Massachusetts warned, “socialist Bernie Sanders is promising the world.” The group ran Spanish language Facebook alleging that Sanders would introduce a large tax hike on the middle class: the tag line is “say no to Bernie Sanders.” At a press conference on Monday, Sanders asked who was funding the ads, guessing it was pharmaceutical companies and the fossil fuel industry. (He should be asking Senator Manchin)

Politico reported that the group has spent nearly $5 million in the last week and a half, with all of its spending on attack ads in NV, SC and Super Tuesday states.

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