I have a piece in Human Events about ACORN’s rebranding charade.
The radical advocacy group ACORN is playing the biggest April Fool’s joke of all time on the American people.
That’s because the leftist group announced plans to shut down its national operations on April 1 — of all days in the year.
Multiple sources within ACORN have already confirmed to me that the exercise is a hoax. ACORN intends to keep a low profile and then re-emerge in a year or two under a new name, they say.
For decades ACORN has maintained tight control over its supposedly independent network of affiliates through interlocking directorates and massive intra-network financial transfers. There is every indication it plans to use the same top-down management techniques under the new organizational arrangement, they say. […]