Jane Mayer on James O'Keefe's Botched Sting

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On March 16th, a foreign donor who identified himself as Victor left a voice message at the offices of the Soros-funded Open Society Foundations. Then he forgot to hang up the phone, and the machine recorded “Victor” and his staff describing what sounded like an entrapment scheme. This week, James O'Keefe, the conservative activist whose undercover videos have embarrassed Planned Parenthood, NPR, and ACORN, outted himself as the caller, and apologized to his supporters for the failed operation. On “The New Yorker Radio Hour,” The New Yorkers Jane Mayer goes through the voicemail recording to see what it tells us about O'Keefe's methods and the scope of his ambitions: “What needs to happen,” he says, “is someone other than me make a hundred calls like that.”