Plutocratic $tates of America

Over on Juan Cole’s blog, guest blogger Andy Kroll  (sometimes of Tomdispatch.com and Mother Jones) has a nice little piece on American campaign financing. It points out that Citizens United is in fact not the big culprit (although it helps). The real culprit is different ruling: SpeechNow.org v. Federal Election Commission. Its this second ruling that makes the Super PAC possible.

The Great American Descent into Plutocracy (Kroll) | Informed Comment

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