Wednesday, October 20, 2010

VFW PAC in Dispute

by Jim Fausone

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) set up an independent political action committee (PAC) years ago. The VFW has about 1.5 million members, and the endorsement from its PAC is usually widely advertised by the candidates. Now the VFW PAC is being challenged for endorsing incumbents in Congress.

VFW's commander in chief, Richard L. Eubank, and two other officers called for the rescission of the endorsements and said that the endorsement process "unintentionally provided favoritism to the incumbents." It is hard to get real change at VA when groups like this PAC simply rubber stamp the incumbents. If you want to read more about it:

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