Supreme Court ruling ignores real world of campaign cash

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Author(s) The Boston Globe editorial board
Source The Boston Globe
Date April 4, 2014
Quotes-start.png The Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision, in 2010, upheld the right of independent organizations — groups that may be excluded from standard political circles — to spend unrestricted amounts of money to express their views in political campaigns. In practice, the ruling prompted establishment candidates to set up nominally independent super PACs, collecting gobs of cash from heaven knows whom. The McCutcheon case is likely to yield the same kind of innovation. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Supreme Court voted correctly on the topic McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.