May 7, 2014

Earlier this week, Washington Free Beacon’s Lachlan Markay busted the wall of secrecy surrounding the Democracy Alliance’s Chicago confab. Democracy Alliance is the high-dollar assembly of Democrat fatcats that provides a dark-money pass-through for liberal activist groups like Media Matters for America and the Center for American Progress.

Today, according to the Washington Examiner’s Sean Higgins, it turns out that two of Democracy Alliance’s members are leaders of a powerful union that represents thousands of newspaper reporters and other news industry workers at major media outlets like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NBC and ABC. But that wouldn’t explain why Democracy Alliance almost never suffers negative coverage in the mainstream media. Would it?