Dark Money and the Lack of Political Accountability — Podcast November 28, 2011

Dark Money and the Lack of Political Accountability: Democratic Perspective co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino talk about last year’s Citizens United 5 to 4 Supreme Court decision, and its effect on American politics. Since that decision, a host of front groups with mom and apple pie names, acting as bagmen for undisclosed corporate contributors, have dumped millions of dollars into our political campaigns. When we talk about the will of the people these days, exactly WHAT are we talking about? Do we mean you and me and our friends and colleagues as individuals, or do only organizations with a million dollars or more to toss into the kitty qualify?

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