How a 'shadow' universe of charities joined with political warriors to fuel Trump's rise - 2017-06-03

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F43.png How a 'shadow' universe of charities joined with political warriors to fuel Trump's rise June 3, 2017, Robert O'Harrow Jr., Washington Post

By late 2013, the Freedom Center barely resembled the charity the IRS had approved for tax exemption. When it began, he told the IRS that it planned to serve the "broad public community as an educational institution."

Now it was openly involved in fighting a political war with the left. "You can counter their attacks by turning their guns around," Horowitz said in a speech at the time. "You can neutralize them by fighting fire with fire."

Among the center's targets was climate change, which it attacked repeatedly as a ruse by the left. Frontpagemag.com writers made fun of global warming in stories with headlines such as "New Study Says Global Warming Is Good For Polar Bears" and "Global Warming Ended in 1996."

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{{cite news | author = Robert O'Harrow Jr. | author2 = Shawn Boburg | title = How a 'shadow' universe of charities joined with political warriors to fuel Trump's rise | url = https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/how-a-shadow-universe-of-charities-joined-with-political-warriors-to-fuel-trumps-rise/2017/06/03/ff5626ac-3a77-11e7-a058-ddbb23c75d82_story.html | work = Washington Post | date = June 3, 2017 | accessdate = January 1, 2019 }}