How much for your democracy?
The Koch Brothers, billionaire backers of the “grassroots” Tea Party, have launched a $25 million TV ad campaign through their SuperPac, “Americans for Prosperity.” The ad buy stretches across 11 states over the three weeks leading up to the Republican National Convention.
I’m not linking to the video here because, while it’s less than brilliant, I don’t want to give it views directly. I do want to raise the issue of campaign financing—a fundamentally bipartisan issue upon which the integrity of democracy—one vote, one person—depends.
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