Turns out that Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton (she currently controls 39% of the stock) has contributed over $2.5 million to Progress for America, the group running smear ads against the AARP (charging that they're for gay marriage and against the troops) in an attempt to boost Bush's social security privatization scheme. PFA is often credited with creating the most powerful campaign commercial, Ashley's story. (GoodJobsFirst)
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