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"Stealth PACs" still pretty stealthy

As a counterpoint to the fear that independent organizations feel from the FEC's proposed rulemaking (see below), consider the Center for Public Integrity's " href="http://www.publicintegrity.org/dtaweb/report.asp?ReportID=557&L1=10&L2=10&L3=0&L4=0&L5=0">Political Mugging In America: Anatomy of an "independent" smear campaign, which tells the story of Americans for Jobs & Healthcare, an independent group that trashed Howard Dean right before the Iowa caucuses.