An Insider NJ story today quotes Philip Swibinski, spokesman for New Direction NJ, in defense of NDNJ’s $1 million TV ad campaign in support of a millionaire’s tax: “While some in Trenton cling to a failed status quo, this movement looks to a future focused on fairness for all of New Jersey’s families rather than serving the special interests and politically connected.”
Recall that SPCNJ uncovered the NJEA’s secret $2.5 million funding for NDNJ, so it’s likely the NJEA is paying for these TV ads. But wait a minute: The NJEA is a politically connected special interest! But NDNJ is all too happy to take money from and serve the interests of this particular politically connected special interest.
Read the full Insider NJ story here.