Thursday, October 15, 2009
THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
BANZAI7 NEWS--Mother Jones Magazine Reports: A day after Mother Jones exposed the US Chamber of Commerce's inflated membership number, the Chamber quietly backed off the figure in its public statements. At a Washington press conference Wednesday morning unveiling the Chamber's Campaign for Free Enterprise, Chamber officials repeatedly cited a membership of 300,000. That's a tenth as many members as the Chamber claimed a day earlier, when a press release for the Washington event said the Chamber represented "more than 3 million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region."
And, yes Thomas Donahue: