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January 9, 2019 7:40 AM Subscribe
How upstart Democratic consulting firm is making millions... and lots of enemies in progressive politics Mothership Strategies is probably in your inbox right now, begging you to give money to a progressive cause or Democratic candidate. The Washington Post details how they got their start from the DCCC (who pioneered the all-caps alarmist style of email fundraising) and how their higher than average fees have helped them grow quickly and made their founders rich. Most people don't like this stuff. Previously, they were pilloried by the democracy-reform community for their role in starting End Citizens United, a Democratic PAC that presented itself as a grassroots group... and then that coverage mysteriously disappeared from the internet. But hey, at least we got a funny twitter bot out of it.