If not “the point” of Wikicountability, this—that Crossroads GPS must do “social welfare” work in addition to funding attack ads during elections in order to keep on keeping its donors secret—is certainly a point, and one that should be mentioned in any report on the group’s non-election-related activities. This is the second time I’ve noticed the Times failing to do so.

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