Friday, 18 October 2013 09:46
By Sam Pizzigati, Other Words | Opinion
The U.S. Supreme Court is mulling a case that could end up giving America’s wealthy a perpetual green light to contribute as much as they want directly to politicians and political parties.
Credit Shaun McCutcheon, an Alabama businessman who owns an
electrical engineering company, for getting this ball rolling. In the
2012 election cycle, McCutcheon contributed heavily to conservative
candidates and Republican Party committees. But the experience left the
mega millionaire feeling terribly aggrieved.