Stingers Release Philly ACORN Video

Says it proves ACORN lied about incident
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 22, 2009 9:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – The ACORN stingers have released another video, this time of their visit to the Philadelphia location—where, ACORN has until now insisted, they were kicked out. In the new, edited video, James O’Keefe says they weren’t kicked out, but instead sat for more than half an hour with an office employee, who gave them her business card and scheduled a future meeting.

But the ACORN employee’s voice is muted in the video. After releasing it, O’Keefe called on ACORN to state publicly that it had no objection to him revealing what she’d said. He also promised to release the full, unedited tape. ACORN has repeatedly asked O’Keefe to release all his tapes, but didn’t reply to his demand; a spokesman told the Huffington Post that the group’s political enemies are just trying to keep the controversy alive.