Citizens United and Dred Scott :: The Future of Capitalism

If anything would have subverted democracy, it would have been letting stand the campaign finance rules that Citizens United overturned. Among other things, the rules prevented Americans from buying television commercials criticizing politicians. Ms. Stockman’s logic, that Supreme Court rulings “that subvert democracy” must be resisted, was the same logic that led segregationist Southern governors to resist the court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. Ms. Stockman’s column is no less clumsy than Mr. Markey’s comment.

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