MoveOn.Org Wants Boycott of Target
Group says retailer trying to 'buy elections'
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2010 5:01 PM CDT

(Newser) – MoveOn.org has stepped up its efforts to start a national boycott of Target by running a TV ad against the retailer. It urges consumers to punish Target for its $150,000 donation to a conservative candidate for governor in Minnesota, reports the Huffington Post. "Target's refusal to acknowledge its customers' outrage at their attempt to buy elections is scandalous," says MoveOn's executive director. Click here to read the Target CEO's earlier response to the controversy.