The return of the Dark Lord > the return of dark money. At least Darth Vader was entertaining.
There’s nothing redeeming about the mega-wealthy spending billions to drown out your voice in our elections.
But in the Supreme Court’s ruling on McCutcheon v. FEC this week, we got a terrible sequel to Citizens United – the court ruling that opened the floodgates to Super PACs spending whatever they want to buy elections.
McCutcheon makes it even worse!
Big-time donors were once limited on the total amount they could give in a cycle. Not any more. This could completely undermine our democracy.
Where the Court’s gotten us off track, we need to get this right: Join with me in demanding – now – Congress get unlimited money out of our elections.
This is not good. In fact, it’s horrifying.
According to ThinkProgress, this ruling “legalized money laundering by rich campaign donors.” If we don’t speak out and do something, no one will.
Our elections can’t be about special interests. They should be about your interests.
The Court’s made it hard here, but we can’t stop fighting. We’ve got to take this to Washington with urgency and demand action now.
The good guys prevail in “Star Wars,” but our story isn’t yet written. Lightsabers or no, I need you here.