In the raging battle over where the Yes on V group is getting it’s funding, tonight the “Open Primaries” group claims it’s all a big misunderstanding:
Amendment V opponents say outside groups TakeItBack.Org, of Sioux Falls, and New York-based Open Primaries violated state law by contributing money to supporters that was collected for the purpose of influencing the ballot question.
Jeremy Gruber of Open Primaries called the allegations false, saying a fundraising tool under scrutiny solicited all donations directly to the Vote Yes on V campaign.
So, let’s look at the “fundraising tool” in question ourselves:
“Send a message to Washington – Vote Yes on V” “A contribution to the Vote Yes on V Campaign is a contribution towards revolutionizing our politics – all donations will be matched 2-1”
“Who will your money go to”
That looks to me to be “Open Primaries,” not “donations directly to the Vote Yes on V campaign” as Mr. Gruber claims.
He might want to check his pants, because they certainly seem to be in danger of being on fire tonight.