GOP Budget Demands Congress Pull Funding From Defunct Group ACORN
The shot at ACORN is contained in a short-term budget bill (PDF) introduced by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY). Huffington Post reporter Zach Carter noticed the entry about ACORN first.
That video, however, was edited to obscure what really happened, and O’Keefe broke California’s privacy laws when he filmed it. In a deal to avoid prosecution brokered by California Attorney General Jerry Brown, who’s now governor, O’Keefe turned over unedited footage that shows he was not wearing the “pimp” costume during the confrontation. An attorney general’s report (PDF) also found that the ACORN worker asked O’Keefe for as much detailed information as possible, which was later turned over to the police.
This is so derpy I’m surprised it’s not front page news over at Hoft’s palace of derp.