Nancy MacLean is under swarm-attack by the very right wingers she calls out in her book

Nancy MacLean's new book, "Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America" must have struck a chord. She is now being targeted by people and organizations believed to have ties with dark money, a label coined by New Yorker writer and author Jane Mayer in her book by the same name. Think Koch brothers. MacLean's book and the attack it provoked have attracted a string of criticisms and alleged inaccuracies and accusations of outright libel in her book. Much of this criticism has been expressed in a blog on the Washington Post website. I understand she has even appealed for support through her Facebook page. I cannot verify this last because I do not have a Facebook account. A good discussion of the conflict can be found here: You can also hear Prof. MacLean interviewed about her book in this podcast: For an earful of the kind of attacks being directed at Prof. MacLean, check out this podcast on By the way, everyone should be aware that the very same radical right is now just six states short of calling for a constitutional convention to propose a revised constitution written by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) as described here:

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