“Obama denies protection to babies who survive abortions. Obama is just wrong,” read one message sent to a number with a 202 area code from email@example.com. “Stop Obama from forcing gay marriage on the states. Your vote is your voice,” read another to a 202 number from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joseph is listed as the owner of the domain names gopett.com; aicett.com; textett.com; informedett.com and obamaliesett.com. Flanary, the former vice president of Government Relations for the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, is listed as the owner of votersett.com and gopmessager.com.
Clarification: Oct. 31, 2012
An earlier version of this story misstated Jason Flanary's current position with the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce. He serves on its board but is no longer employed there.
Sen Mary Landrieu, D-La., poses for a selfie with LSU football fans as she campaigns at tailgate parties on the Louisiana State University campus before the LSU-Mississippi State game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Buy photo here.