ACORN has not made enemies because it is running a prostitution ring.
ACORN did not become a prime-time guerrilla TV target because of vote fraud.
ACORN did not take both barrels from Congress because it's been ripping off taxpayers.
None of those rightwing raps has any substantiation beyond isolated instances, always open to dispute, always politically motivated and always prompting remedial action by the organization itself.
So why has ACORN been cast, by the reactionary media and its allied legislators, prosecutors and election officials, as a juggernaut of evil?
Because of the good it does.
You can read the rest of the piece, if you can stomach it. But if we have the ability to use the smallest amount of critical thinking skills, we can safely conclude that Dan is not able to analyze the fallacy in in his statement.
If his weak and faulty claim could be proven true, then, the Right Wing would have been gunning for groups like the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army, years ago. Carpenter does not want to accept the fact that ACORN is corrupt from the top levels on down.
He fails to persuade me. And I bet he doesn't persuade most of you, either.