Belmont Club

They got took

US News and World Report reports that the Daily Kos has declared Bernard Madoff Public Enemy Number One for impoverishing all of its favorite charities.

Daily Kos today declared Bernie Madoff public enemy No. 1 … Madoff controlled the funds of the JEHT Foundation, a major source of grants for organizations like Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the ACLU. According to a statement from President and CEO Robert Crane, the foundation will close its doors next month. Virtually all of its grants will be cancelled.

For a full list of grants from the JEHT, click here.

The previous post pointed out that “activists” have a curious relationship with money. They don’t make it, but they need to spend it. They need what they loathe. What can I tell you?