DeSmog Blog http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19595/all en President of Soros-Funded Group Admits Lying to Acquire Heartland Climate Documents http://mrc.org/articles/president-soros-funded-group-admits-lying-acquire-heartland-climate-documents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Gleick of Pacific Institute confesses on Huffington Post to role in Heartland controversy; Soros-funded blog one of first to publish stolen documents. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Head of the George Soros-funded Pacific Institute <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-h-gleick/-the-origin-of-the-heartl_b_1289669.html">admitted to releasing documents from the Heartland Institute</a> that he falsely obtained. The group’s sleazy attack was then promoted by liberal bloggers and quickly gained steam. The story was picked up by the New York Times, Politico and other media outlets. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/president-soros-funded-group-admits-lying-acquire-heartland-climate-documents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media Climate Progress DeSmog Blog fraud George Soros Heartland Institute Leaks left-wing attack Pacific Institute Peter Gleick Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:58:15 +0000 julia.seymour 39206 at http://mrc.org