"Astroturfing: many of you are already savvy to this.But if you haven't heard the PR phrase "astroturf,"get to know it. It's all around you.—
Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) June 01, 2013
Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson, who exposed that horrible “Star Trek” parody put together by the IRS, didn’t think much of the agency’s training methods, and she’s critical of the agency’s oversight of charities and nonprofits. The IRS’ targeting of conservative groups has brought to light the process of vetting groups applying for nonprofit status, and Attkisson suspects the agency’s getting rolled by special interests on both sides.
Whoa, are you sure you’re a journalist?