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Thursday, February 2, 2012

What Citizens United has wrought

Posted By on Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 7:08 AM

More reporting from the New York Times on secrecy attached to the enormous contributions (from a PO box, for example) being made to Super PACs in support of presidential candidates thanks to the Citizens United ruling.

It is not an exaggeration to say campaign finance rules have become meaningless, at least for the very rich. The system, already terribly flawed, has been fatally poisoned by the U.S. Supreme Court's exaltation of corporate interests over those of people.

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