James E. O'Keefe III (born June 28, 1984) is an American investigative journalist and activist filmmaker who came to national prominence in the fall of 2009 when he released videos showing members of a community organizing group, ACORN, giving possibly illegal advice. As a result, the organization lost all of its federal funding and O'Keefe was praised by a number of Republican lawmakers for uncovering corruption. Although O'Keefe has described himself as a "progressive radical" who follows Saul Alinsky's rule of making "the enemy live up to its own book of rules", most media outlets label him a conservative, with The Politico calling him "right-wing". O'Keefe has created other videos on what he considers corrupt organizations including Planned Parenthood. On January 25, 2010, O'Keefe was arrested by the FBI and was charged in federal court on January 26 with allegedly attempting to tamper with the phones of Senator Mary Landrieu.
Every kid has got to have their hero, right? Liberals grew up with Superman, Batman, and of course Spiderman, champions of justice and defenders of the underdog one and all. But what are today's little Conservatives supposed to read after they've had dinner, done their homework, and watched Glenn Beck froth at the mouth for an hour? Well I propose a special new comic book to suit their equally special needs, it would be based on the adventures of that noble champion … more