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FreedomWorks Puts New York Times on Defense Over Political Advocacy

FreedomWorks Puts New York Times on Defense Over Political Advocacy Washington, DC – FreedomWorks launched a social media campaign to bring awareness to the New York Times editorial board’s foray into political advocacy governed by the Federal Election Commission.

FreedomWorks drove tweets like the ones below:

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FreedomWorks itself tweeted.

The tweets drew a defensive response from the New York Times editorial board, specifically Carol Giacomo.

FreedomWorks responded, pointing out that expressing an opinion and driving political activity are completely different activities.

Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye commented as well.