From our Liberty Alliance partners over at JOEFORAMERICA.COM:
Did National Review Just Violate Their Tax Exempt Status?
Newspapers and magazines run negative articles on candidates all the time. The National Review, however, raised some eyebrows with its most recent edition almost exclusively dedicated to attacking Republican front-runner, Donald Trump.
The Review is an old, conservative publication started by William F. Buckley, a noted figure in the history of American conservative thought. Once revered as a standard-bearer for right of center opinion, the magazine has seen waning subscriptions in recent years, and has struggled to remain relevant in the digital age.
Under increasing financial pressure, the current editor, Rich Lowry recently opted to re-organize National Review as a 501(c)(3). This is the tax status of churches and other non-profits that allows for donors to contribute with a tax write off. As everyone knows, one of the rules of being tax-exempt…