Exposing the corporate funders of "Dr. Evil's" attack ads

A longtime Washington PR flack for tobacco giants, labor exploiters, frackers, and other corporate profiteers celebrates himself "Dr. Evil" – the scourge of all progressive groups!

A longtime Washington PR flack for tobacco giants, labor exploiters, frackers, and other corporate profiteers celebrates himself “Dr. Evil” – the scourge of all progressive groups!

But Rick Berman is not a doctor, not evil, and not a scourge. While he is a wholly-unprincipled little man, he’s just a self-serving huckster who grubs for corporate dollars by offering to do their dirty PR work.

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Berman’s modus operandi is not exactly sophisticated: Taking money from the likes of Phillip-Morris, Monsanto, and Tyson Foods, he sets up tax-exempt front groups (with non

“Battling the bastards is about as much fun as you can have with your clothes on.”

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