Articles: Citizens United: The IRS Scandal’s Smoking Gun?

Citizens United exposed with rare clarity and forcefulness the partisan implications of a decades-long political conflict between justices who uphold the Constitution and activists like Stevens who undermine it with the procedural nitpicking and bureaucratic rulemaking that expand and dehumanize government.

Even better, Citizens United hamstrung an Obama reelection strategy of wielding the FEC’s regulatory power to stifle “enemy” speech, by delay and intimidation where possible, and with litigation where necessary. Thanks to the Supreme Court, the FEC was no longer available to play the role of crooked referee.

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