13 May '11, 1am

Why 350.org is running crowd-financed ads targeting Dem. Sen. Sherrod Brown:

Why 350.org is running crowd-financed ads targeting Dem. Sen. Sherrod Brown:

“How could a guy like Sen. Sherrod Brown, who has supported the environment in the past, go off and vote to gut the Clean Air Act?” It’s a question that we’ve been getting a lot lately on Facebook and over email. Yesterday, we launched a creative campaign to allow people in Ohio and across the country to crowd-finance ads targeting Sherrod Brown’s recent vote to weaken the Clean Air Act and the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate big polluters. The ads (check out the picture in this post) make the connection between Sen. Brown’s vote and the almost $3.5 million that big polluters are spending across Ohio to scare politicians into submission. If we can raise $7,000 in the next couple of days , the ads will be displayed on billboards that will be pulled by bicycles around the streets of Cleveland next week. It’s creative political action, sustainably p...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/why-350org-going-after-...

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