James O’Keefe Mocks People With Giant Checks
Before James O’Keefe recorded his undercover ACORN videos he cut this Yes Men-ish video for Right.org, in which his “Taxpayers Clearing House,” mimicking the Publisher’s Clearing House, conducted a series of stunts to attack the bailouts. They drove up to the homes of ordinary people, seemingly awarding them enormous checks, then informing them that the checks were for corporations — the taxpayers got $20,000 “invoices.” They tried to deliver the checks to corporations, unsurprisingly getting rebuffed.
The most interesting thing I saw in the video occurred at the 4:00 mark, after one of the pranksters has been “detained by the police.” It looked as though O’Keefe was taping the phone call from the officer with a device in his right hand.
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