The FEC is moving to tighten its control of speech, an item of serious interest to bloggers. The Club for Growth is a 527, like MoveOn.org; and like MoveOn, has run ads criticizing specific positions taken by certain politicians.
The FEC’s announcement is here.
The Club responds here.
This is an important case. Those concerned about the erosion of First Amendment rights may wish to consider supporting The Club for Growth in their legal battle, whether agreeing with the Club’s policy promotion or not. This issue covers the spectrum of political opinion.
If you believe in smaller government The Club for Growth is a natural fit.
If do not believe in smaller government generally, here’s a specific instance where you probably should. An FEC suit against MoveOn won’t be far behind.
Either way, the best response to the FEC would be supporting The Club for Growth.