The New York Times has confirmed with executives at PBS that they too were tricked into having lunch with some of James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas flunkies. This, of course, means that, like with NPR, they were presumably video taped in secret. So, if you woke up this morning desperately hoping that you could, one day, discover what the senior vice president for development at PBS has to say during lunch conversations with potential donors, then you could be in luck! Hoorah!
Yes, PBS’ Brian Reddington ate with what he thought were members of a group called the Muslim Education Action Center Trust. They were proposing a $5 million donation to PBS, but executives told the Times that they declined.
“Ms. Bentley said that Mr. Reddington came back from the lunch with ‘profound concerns about the organization’ and began what she called a routine vetting process “when there is an appearance of a conflict of interest and to ensure they meet requirements of transparency and openness.”
‘Attempts to confirm the credentials of the organization proved unsatisfactory and communication was halted by PBS,’ she said.”
Only time will tell if the Veritas members got Reddington to open up about his theories on the Tea Party’s gun carrying abilities.
(h/t Business Insider)
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