Citizen’s United in Dishonesty

Something chilling on NPR yesterday. Researchers found that the Supreme Court’s “Citizen’s United” decision has spurred congressmen, lawmakers generally, to spend far more of their time stumping for donations; they’re worried about pacs who might come from anywhere taking them down so they’ve got to spend all their time raising money which means more cosiness with lobbyists, more of them basically selling their votes. And more fear of who they might anger if they stand up for principles.

And that’s more proof that “Citizen’s United” is not pro democracy, it’s anti-democracy.

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