Color of Change, a left wing attack group founded by former White House Green Jobs Czar Van Jones, is on a mission to smearthe American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC is a 30 year-old non-partisan membership association for “conservative state lawmakers who shared a common belief in limited government, free markets, federalism, and individual liberty.” As a result of the organization’s successful assistance to lawmakers in state legislatures it has made them the target of liberal smear campaigns.
groups are attacking ALEC by intimidating ALEC’s corporate donors who
have benefited from the conservative organization’s work over the years.
A number of these long time donors have fled ALEC after Color of Change
and their allies falsely accused ALEC of racism. Below is a radio ad
being played in New Jersey that scared away Johnson & Johnson from
ALEC’s corporate donor list: