Maddow on Frank VanderSloot

The MSNBC host covers the Salon story on the tactics used by Romney's national finance co-chair to silence critics

By Glenn Greenwald
Published February 21, 2012 1:11PM (EST)

Rachel Maddow last night adeptly covered my story from Friday on the tactics repeatedly used by the Romney campaign's national finance co-chair, Frank VanderSloot, and his company (Melaleuca), to silence critics by threatening (and commencing) lawsuits against them. Numerous people have asked whether Salon or I have heard anything from lawyers for VanderSloot or Melaleuca, and the answer is that we have not. Rachel's coverage of the VanderSloot story follows a discussion of the general influence of billionaires on this election cycle and begins at roughly the 3:00 minute mark:


Glenn Greenwald

Follow Glenn Greenwald on Twitter: @ggreenwald.

MORE FROM Glenn GreenwaldFOLLOW ggreenwald


Related Topics ------------------------------------------