I don't get it
Forward Montana has been the hot topic of Montana blogs of late. It’s a little odd, considering the main accusation with any actual substance is an anonymous comment. That comment is somewhat vague, directly contradicted by Matt (and no actual evidence has been offered by those making the same accusation), and seems mainly focused on relating a story about Matt being less than professional. It’s not impressive.
But what if it were all true? What if Forward Montana was actually largely funded by George Soros? What does that mean? It means a guy with a lot of money who funds progressive causes gave them money. Wait, that didn’t come out so sinister. Assuming the money was given legally and was disclosed as required by law, it isn’t.
I realize people don’t like his politics, but the hysteria is ridiculous. If you want to claim it makes FM a tool of some left-wing machine, take a look at what they’re doing. Really, if you dislike something Forward Montana is doing, by all means attack them. Carol attacks them for turning out people late to the polls. My goodness, how evil. It’s the right track, but it’s still weak.
To sum it all up, here’s what I’ve seen:
Accusation: FM is funded by George Soros.
Evidence: Random anonymous guy on the Internet says so.
Accusation: FM is a left-wing front group for out of state interests.
Evidence: They brought college kids to the polls late in 2006.
Accusation: FM’s funding is somehow shady.
Evidence: I’m not sure, but it seems to be based on anonymous guy’s comment and ideological or partisan disagreement with Matt.
I miss anything? I’m really not impressed.