Did James O’Keefe jump or get pushed out of Project Veritas, the gonzo journalism outfit he founded in 2010? Either way, the people who picked a fight with O’Keefe are obviously feeling the heat from angry supporters. On Thursday, they tried to patch things up with friends and supporters.
The battle between the two sides has been ugly. The battle between the board and supporters and donors might be uglier.
On Feb. 20, we reported that the Project Veritas board removed O’Keefe from his CEO position and board seat. We included O’Keefe’s video in which he acknowledged he’d been pushed out and had come to his office to pick up his personal items.
Then the organization’s board of directors responded with a clarification that they just suspended him for a limited time, a version of events that we also reported. Read more…