26 Jun '11, 9am

American Crossroads to Hit Obama Hard On Economy [VIDEO] | Care2

American Crossroads to Hit Obama Hard On Economy [VIDEO] | Care2

The super PACs are coming, the super PACs are coming! I for one am slightly terrified by the idea of super PACs on either side of a campaign — unlimited money to campaign against a candidate is the same thing as unlimited money to campaign for a candidate, and both instances make politics nothing more than an endless exchange of huge amounts of money changing hands. The FEC, on the other hand, seems much less concerned about the issue. In a recent ruling the courts have declared that although federal office holders cannot themselves solicit the unlimited donations, they can be used as bait — sorry, guests — at events that raise the unlimited dollars. The idea that this distinction is somehow an actual regulation of the amount of money that can be raised it terrifying. Then again, we are talking about the same folks who pushed for Citizen’s United. So who are these new supe...

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